In Norway "Texas" is slang for "crazy."
Ronald McDonald is “Donald McDonald” in Japan because it makes pronunciation easier for the Japanese. In Singapore he’s known as “Uncle McDonald”.
Chemotherapy is a by-product of the mustard gas used in WW1.
Slandering or defaming the Royal family in Spain can carry a sentence of up to two years in prison.
99% of Denmark's Jews survived the Holocaust because the Danish organized a massive evacuation to neutral Sweden.
If you could watch all of "The Simpsons" episodes without ads nor sleep it'd take about 8.5 days.
Christopher Columbus thought that the world was shaped like a woman's breast.
It took 73 years to find the wreck of the Titanic.
About half of Americans born at the turn of the 20th century had blue eyes. Today only about 1 in 6 Americans has them.
Cleopatra the last Pharaoh of Egypt was actually Greek not Egyptian.
40%of births in the U.S. come from unmarried women.
Maine is the only state (in USA) whose name is just one syllable.
The volume of the Earth’s moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific Ocean.
Interracial marriage was banned in the U.S. for much of its history: from 1776 to 1967.
Islam allows abortion if the pregnancy is a threat to the woman's life or if it's the result of a rape and is less than 4 months old.
In 2010 some schools in southern California banned a dictionary for including a definition of oral sex.
Sex change surgeries are free under Brazil's public health system since 2008.
Recycling can take an aluminum can back on a grocery store shelf within 60 days.
Canada has the third largest oil reserves of any country in the world after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.
In eighteenth-century English gambling dens there was an employee whose only job was to swallow the dice if there was a police raid.
Spiders lobsters and snails have blue blood due to the presence of hemocyanin which contains copper.
King Charles XIV of Sweden had a tattoo that read "Death to Kings"
In the TV series I Love Lucy Ricki Ricardo never actually said “Lucy you have some ‘splaining to do”
The average human blinks their eyes 6 205 000 times each year.
It has been estimated it would take 70 cups of coffee to kill a 154-pound (70 kg) person.
The first webcam was created in Cambridge to check the status of a coffee pot.
Inventor Franz Reichelt died by jumping from the Eiffel Tower while testing a parachute of his own design.
35% of American workers said they would forgo a pay raise in exchange for having their boss fired.
41% of children in Africa aged 5 to 14 are involved in child labour.
A sardine is not a species of fish but a name that can apply to many small varieties of pickled fish including herring and pilchard.
Sweden has the largest scale model of the solar system in the world. It is in the scale of 1:20 million and stretches 950 km across the country.
Australia's Highway 1 is the world's longest national highway. With about 14 500 km (9 000 mi) it circumnavigates the entire country.
Sunflowers can be used to clean up radioactive waste.
Bill Gates' children will only inherit US$10 million each out of his US$72 billion net worth.
In Auschwitz an SS guard fell in love with a Jewish prisoner. He saved her life multiple times and she testified on his behalf during his post-war trial.
Company executives in China can get sentenced to death for committing fraud.
There's a river in Australia called the"Never Never River."
The chemical elements that make up your body are worth around US$160.
The year 2015 will be one second longer than usual because of the slowing of the Earth's rotation.
Legalizing marijuana would generate $8.7 billion in federal and state tax revenue per year.
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