Snapple Facts: How Your Beverage Can Make You Smarter (An Ongoing Collection)

by Nindo Mom on July 13, 2011

My family recently rediscovered the deliciousness–and healthfulness–of Snapple teas. We’ve also been getting a kick out of reading the fun facts on the bottom of each 16-ounce Snapple cap. And it turns out that there are a lot of them!

This post will be a continuing log of our Snapple Facts cap collection. Please feel free to send your Snapple Facts to me at and I’ll be happy to include your family’s Facts to the list!

Snapple Facts

(most recent update: July 14, 2011)

Real Fact #673: The average sea turtle can’t reproduce until it’s 25 years old.

Real Fact #683: Snails have teeth.

Real Fact #690: A chameleon shoots out its tongue to catch prey at speeds faster than a fighter jet.

Real Facts #695: The National Park Service manages over 350 parks on 80 million acres of public land.

Real Face #701: It takes more water to fill a bathtub than it does to enjoy an average length shower.

Real Fact #710: A tankless water heater uses have the energy of a standard model.

Real Fact # 714: When thirsty, a camel can drink 25 gallons of water in less than three minutes.

Real Fact #715: In one day, a full-grown oak tree expels 7 tons of water through its leaves.

Real Fact # 726: A polar bear cannot be seen by an infrared camera due to its transparent fur.

Real Fact #736: More babies are born at night than during the day.

Real Fact #751: Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down.

Real Fact # 777: Cats have 2 sets of vocal cords: one for purring and one for meowing.

Real Fact #794: Mount Whitney, the highest mountain the the continental United States, and Zabriskien Point, the lowest point in the United States, are less than 80 miles apart.

Real Fact #806: In Albania, nodding your head means “no” and shaking your head means “yes.”

Real Fact #818: The infinity sign is called a lemniscate.

Real Fact # 822: The only jointless bone in your body is in your throat.

Real Fact # 823: Sailors once thought wearing gold earrings improved eyesight.

Real Fact # 826: In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.

Real Fact #850: Hawaii is further south than Florida.

Real Fact # 854: Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee.

Real Fact # 855: Oregon has more ghost towns than any other U.S. state.

Real Fact # 878: Only male fireflies can fly.

Real Fact #882: In 1859, 24 rabbits were released in Australia. Within 6 years, this population grew to 2 million.

Real Fact #880: A Venus flytrap can eat a whole cheeseburger.

Real Fact #884: A strand from the web of a golden spider is as strong as a steel wire of the same size.

Real Fact #887: The “Valley of Square Trees” in Panama is the only known place in the world where trees have rectangular trunks.

Real Fact #898: The ridges on the sides of coins are called reeding or milling.

Real Fact # 915: At room temperature, the average air molecule travels at the speed of a riffle bullet.

Real Fact #918: The first lollipop was invented in Connecticut.

Real Fact #919: The lollipop was named after one of the most famous racehorses in the early 1900s, Lolly Pop.

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