Meteorologists claim they're right 85% of the time.
"Evaluation and Parameterization of Stability and Safety Performance Characteristics of Two and Three Wheeled Vehicular Toys for Riding." Title of a $230,000 research project proposed by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, to study the various ways children fall off bicycles.
5,840 people with pillow related injuries checked into U.S. emergency rooms in 1992.
8% of Americans twiddle their thumbs.
75% of people wash from top to bottom in the shower.
The average American looks at eight houses before buying one.
56% of the video game market is adults.
55,700 people in the US are injured by jewelry each year.
The average US worker toils for two hours and 47 minutes of each working day just to pay income tax.
The average American pays more in taxes than for food, clothing and shelter put together.
Portion of Harvard students who graduate with honors: 4/5
Chances that a burglary in the US will be solved: 1 in 7.
Portion of land in the US owned by the government: 1/3
There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.
In 1984, 13,126 people were arrested in Federal drug cases.
In 1790, the U.S. government conducted its first head count. The total population was just under four million (3,929,625).
As of 1983, an average of Three billion Christmas cards were sent annually in the United States.
Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people.
Conception occurs in December more than any other month.
The most popular name given to boat-owners’ boats is "Obsession".
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