June 2

Bet You Didn’t Know This

Categories: Just For Fun,

 

  • The amount of cement used in China from 2011 through 2013 is greater than the amount used in the United States during the entire 20th century.

 

  • It costs the US government 1.8 cents to mint a penny and 9.4 cents to mint a nickel.

 

  • Almost half of all American don't put anything from their paychecks into savings.

 

  • Alaska has a longer coastline than all the other states put together.

 

  • When LBJ's "War on Poverty" began, less than 10 percent of all US children were growing up in single parent homes.  Today, that number has ballooned to 33 percent.

 

  • In 2013, women earned 60 percent of all bachelor's degrees awarded that year in the US.

 

  • Montana has three times more cows than people.

 

  • While the grizzly bear is the official state animal of California, none have been seen there since 1922.

 

  • The original name for the city of Atlanta was "Terminus".

 

  • The state with the most millionaire's per capita is Maryland.

 

  • There is a town in Michigan called "Hell".  

 

  • There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in your body.  If they were stretched out in a single line, they could go around the planet more than twice.

 

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