Ten Random Facts
The largest volcano known is on Mars: Olympus Mons, 370 miles wide and 79,000 feet high, is almost three times higher than Mount Everest.
Ramen, those dried corkscrew noodles which are popular with college students as a cheap, quick meal, were invented by Momofuku Ando in 1948. Ramen noodles are now widely consumed in more than 80 countries. The Japanese eat about 45 portions of ramen per capita yearly. Americans, introduced to ramen in 1970, eat four to five servings per year.
A cat's jaw cannot move sideways.
According to the Federal Aviation Authority, United States airlines are four times safer than the airlines of any other country.
The American Bible Association has published almost a billion Bibles since it was founded in 1816.
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