In the U.S. the average bride is 21 years old, the average groom is 23.
The world record for passing gas was set on Japanese television, 3,000 times in a row.
Adults spend an average of 16 times as many hours selecting clothes (145.6 hours a year) as they do on planning their retirement.
The average IQ is 100, while 140 is the beginning of genius IQ.
Statistically, traveling by air is the safest means of transportation. Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport handles more than 73 million passengers a year, making it the busiest airport in the world.
The tallest man in the world was 8' 11.1" Robert Wadlow. He was just 22 when he died in 1949 from an infection caused by leg braces he needed to keep him on his feet.
In 1885 the Home Insurance Company of Chicago was the tallest building in the world. It was only 9 stories tall.
Burns are second only to traffic accidents as the cause of accidental loss of life in the U.S.: about 6,000 fatal burns a year.
Women shoplift more often than men; the statistics are 4 to 1.
Plymouth Rock weighs seven tons.