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The Average American/Canadian eats about 11.9lbs of cereal per year.

The Average American/Canadian drinks about 600 soda’s per year.

More People use blue toothbrushes then red ones.

According to a 1995 survey, 7 out of 10 British dogs get Christmas gifts from their doting owners.

The average American family views television six hours each day.

About two hundred babies are born worldwide every minute.

Nobody yet has explained satisfactorily why couples who marry in January, February, and March tend to have the highest divorce rates.

Your statistical chance of being murdered is one in twenty thousand.

If you earn twenty thousand dollars a year, one minute of your time is worth a little more than seventeen cents.

The US Office of Consumer Affairs estimates 25 percent of ALL purchases result in some customer dissatisfaction. Yet two out of three people never complain because they don't think it'll help. Ironically, most businesses DO try to make good and value the feedback, especially from someone who doesn't make a habit of complaining.

One poll says one American in four has yet to ride in an airplane. As for the three out of four who have, most have flown several times. Incidentally, fewer than two percent have been "bumped" from a commercial flight. And for every person who prefers an aisle seat, there are three who prefer windows.

Five out of six people never keep diaries of any sort. Only six percent say they keep a daily diary, and many of these people are just Franklin Day Planner types, not real diarists.

Despite the fact that 77 percent of Americans go to the grocery store with a list, it's estimated that half of everything bought there is bought on impulse. Supermarkets report very strong sales of almost anything they stock at the check-out line.

More than one-third of us say our most difficult self-discipline challenge is weight, but almost as many cite spending. Coming in way behind these two are controlling our fears or our tempers, and fewer than two percent say their biggest challenge is smoking or drinking.

Two out of three people sleep on their sides, and they're about equally divided as to WHICH side. Of the remainder, slightly more sleep on their stomachs than sleep on their backs.

Forty percent of American adults cannot fill out a bank deposit slip correctly.

A survey finds that a quarter of all people who take a briefcase or something similar to work with them have got SOMETHING in it for self-defense.

Paranormal experts say people reach the peak of their ability to see ghosts when they're 7 years old.

Someone on Earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes. In the U.S., reported sightings are most likely to occur in July, at 9 p.m. or 3 a.m.

Someone within 200 miles of your town claims to have had direct contact with a monster, ghost or other unexplainable being.

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