They call it puppy love: An American Animal Hospital Association poll showed that 33% of dog owners admit that they talk to their dogs on the phone or leave messages on an answering machine while away.
In the U.S., 54% of wireless phone users are men and 46% are women.
The number one reason people choose to buy a wireless phone is for safety (nearly 50% of those who own wireless phones purchased it for safety).
There are over 15,000 miles of lighted neon tubing in the many signs on the Strip and downtown Las Vegas.
Over 110,000 marriage licenses are issued in Las Vegas each year. There are no blood tests and no waiting period required and the Marriage License Bureau is open from 8 am till Midnight Sunday through Thursday and 24 hours a day on Friday and Saturday! The most popular wedding days are New Year's Eve and St. Valentine's Day. Settings range from Casino/Hotel Wedding Chapels to helicopter ceremonies high above the Las Vegas "Strip", or for those in a hurry to start the honeymoon - there are even Drive-Up Wedding Chapels.
You have to break a lot of eggs to serve breakfast in Las Vegas. At Caesar’s Palace alone, an average of 7,700 are prepared each day. With 2.8 million eggs delivered each year to that one resort. Caesars serves over 427 pounds of coffee each day and pours more than 3,000 ounces of orange juice every 24 hours.
The MGM Grand's 170,000-square-foot casino is larger than the playing field at Yankee Stadium. It contains more than 3,000 gaming machines.
It rains more often in London, England, on a Thursday than any other day of the week.
During the Christmas buying season, Visa cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the U.S.
In the USA - more toilets flush at the half time of the Super Bowl than at any other time of the year.
Super Bowl Sunday is the most popular party day of the year — surpassing New Year's Eve. It is also the slowest weekend for weddings.
Super Bowl Monday sales of antacids increase by more than 20% over other Mondays.
Dominos Pizza sales typically double on Super Bowl Sunday.
Last year Americans ate more than 8.5 million pounds of tortilla chips on Super Bowl Sunday.
The Earth experiences 50,000 earthquakes a year.
A United Parcel Service delivery person typically makes up to 300 pickups or deliveries a day. That compares to someone doing 600 sets of step aerobics a day.
68% of Americans who view computer commercials on TV that advertise a processor, such as the Pentium III, believe it speeds up your Internet connections. However, a modem does that.
By 1995 8 million U.S. households had computers with CD-ROM drives, a 1600% increase over 1990.
The chance of contracting an infection during a hospital stay in the USA is 1 in 15.
Most deaths in a hospital are between the times of 4pm and 6pm, the time when the human body is at its weakest.
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