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 webmaster@nindomom.com 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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