According to research at the US Agriculture Department, it takes 0.792 seconds to take an egg out of the refrigerator.
Since the average American eats 286 eggs a year, he will spend 3min 46.5sec a year taking eggs out of the fridge.
Security guards watching over president Fernando Henrique Cardoso of Brazil spent weeks studying the maximum distance an egg can be thrown.
Their conclusion was that the President will be perfectly safe from egg-throwing demonstrators, as long as he stands 60 metres away them.
The hens in Europe produce 85 billion eggs a year.
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