Geographical Bizzare Facts
New York City was briefly the U.S. capital from 1789 to 1790 .
160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the widest road in the world.
The McDonalds in Paris has white arches rather than golden ones, yellow was perceived as tacky.
Americans consume over 4,000 cups of coffee per second, per day.
In England, in the 1880's pants was considered a dirty word.
In the U.S. alone an estimated 800 people are injured by their jewelery evey week.
In Chinese, the Kentucky Fried Chicken slogan 'finger-lickin' good' came out as 'eat your fingers off.'
Dildo is a town in Newfoundland, Canada.
Canada is home to the invention of ice beer. It is produced by freezing the brew and filtering the ice crystals, increasing the alcohol content.
Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it is known as Tennessee.
Las Vegas has the most chapels per capita than any other U.S. city.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
In Kentucky, 50 percent of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
In the USA - more toilets flush at the half time of the Super Bowl than at any other time of the year.
About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.
The amount of money spent in US schools on trash disposal is equal to the amount of money spent on textbooks
In Elizabethan England women wore egg whites over their faces to create a glazed look.
Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."
In the province of Saskatchewan, Canada there are towns by the name of Elbow and Eyebrow
Canada has more donut shops per-capita than any other country in the world
Researchers don't know why, but people living in mountain states eat 30% more cookies than other people.
Antarctica is the only continent that does not have land areas below sea level.
Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
Voodoo originated in Haiti.