Apple earns US$300 000 per minute.
The first great civilization in Mexico were the Olmec established from 1500 B.C. to 400 B.C.
Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius was the first to claim that fossil fuel combustion may eventually result in enhanced global warming already in 1896.
The Lut Desert in Iran is the hottest place on earth.
The goliath tigerfish is a fish that eats small crocodiles.
The world record for the most passengers on a commercial flight is 1 088 by El Al Israel's national airline.
Many American Civil War soldiers had "nostalgia" listed as their cause of death meaning homesickness.
60% of electrocutions occur while talking on the telephone during a thunderstorm.
In 2013 soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo opened a museum dedicated to himself.
Russia & America are less than 4 km apart at the nearest point.
Gustave Eiffel had an apartment for himself at the top of the Eiffel Tower.
Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia.
By 2020 China could have between 30 million and 40 million men who cannot find wives.
More Monopoly Money is printed every year than Real money.
All blue eyed people can be traced back to one person who lived near the Black Sea almost 10 000 years ago.
Chinese Crested dogs can get acne.
The word 'censorship' is censored in China.
England is smaller than New England.
The average age in the UK for a first kiss is 15.
Abraham Lincoln wore size 14 shoes the biggest in U.S. president history.
Residents of Churchill Canada leave their cars unlocked to offer an escape for pedestrians who might encounter Polar Bears.
Cats recognize owners' voices but seem too cool to care according to a study.
Not a single engineer out of the 30 made it off the Titanic: they stayed and kept the power on so others could escape.
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the 60 000-words-long "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" during a six-day cocaine high.
The SEX Party in Australia is looking to legalize marijuana euthanasia censorship abortion and tax the church.
A guy is 3 times more likely to get a girl's phone number if he has a dog with him.
Early Christians were called "atheists" by Romans as they didn't pay tribute to pagan gods.
Microsoft pays you to use Bing instead of Google.
Unlike many mammals bears can see in color.
Phobophobia is the fear of having a phobia.
After the Treaty of Versailles French Marshal Ferdinand Foch said "This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years." Exactly 20 years and 65 days later WW2 broke out.
14 billion pounds (6B Kg.) of garbage are dumped into the ocean every year. Most of it is plastic.
1 in every 5 couples has a sexless marriage having less than 10 encounters a year.
All of the world's energy needs can be met with 1/10 000th of the light from the Sun that falls on Earth each day according to the inventor Ray Kurzweil.
Before Bill Nye became "The Science Guy " he was a stand-up comedian.
The heart symbol was first used to denote love in the 1250. Prior to that it represented foliage.
In Oklahoma it's illegal to take a bite out of another person's hamburger.
A secret radio belonging to a British POW in WW2 was kept so well hidden that when he visited the camp 62 years later it was still there.
Krusty the Clown was originally created to be Homer's secret identity.
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