New bacteria grows on a kitchen sponge every 20 minutes.
Cockroaches are among the world's fartiest species.
The city of Melbourne Australia used to be called Batmania.
Polar bears are left-handed.
Female kangaroos have three vaginas.
There's a virus that attacks human DNA making people less intelligent impairing brain activity learning and memory.
There is a town in France called Condom.
Ancient Romans used a sponge on a stick to clean themselves after pooping and shared it with everyone.
The value of Pi will be officially “rounded down” to 3.14 from 3.14159265359 on December 31 1999.
Buzz Aldrin was the first man to pee on the moon.
Cy Twombly's painting "Untitled" is worth up to US$2 3 million.
600Americans die each year from falling out of bed.
Bart Simpsons' voice is played by a woman.
The only nation whose name begins with an “A” but doesn’t end in an “A” is Afghanistan.
86% of holy water contains fecal matter.
In the U.S Frisbees outsell footballs baseballs and basketballs combined.
A group of rhinos are called a crash.
There are no 24 hours in a day. It has 23 hours 56 minutes and 4 seconds the time it takes the earth to rotate on its axis.
The Church of Scientology runs a child labor camp in Australia.
A fierce gust of wind blew 45 year old Vittorio Luise’s car into a rover near Naples Italy in 1980. He managed to break a window climb out and swim to shore–where a tree blew over and killed him.
Hitler had a portrait of Henry Ford behind his desk regarding him as an "inspiration".
The people of the U.S. are collectively overweight by a total of about 4 billion pounds.
Nearly 6 000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.
In 2015 Astronaut Chris Had field released the first album of songs recorded entirely in space.
The hippopotamus’s skin is protected by its own pink oily secretion known as ‘pink sweat’.
Tuna fish can swim 40 miles in a single day.
Over 16 000 religious festivals across Spain are said to involve animal cruelty. About 60 000 animals die every year on them.
Godzilla was only seen for about 8 minutes in the 2014 film "Godzilla".
Graca Machel is the only woman to have been first lady of two separate countries: Mozambique and South Africa.
Kleenex tissues were originally used as filters in gas masks.
Estonian ID cards have a chip with public-private key pair used to sign documents and vote in elections via the internet. For their 2011 election 24% of the votes were cast online.
When Menelik II emperor of Ethiopia felt unwell he would eat a few pages of the Bible.
There's a volcano in Indonesia that spews blue flames.
Noah and Emma were the most popular names in the U.S. for boys and girls respectively in 2014.
Astronauts aboard Apollo 10 heard unexplained "outer spacey" music while orbiting the dark side of the moon.
The world's steepest street is Baldwin St. with a 38° gradient in Dunedin New Zealand.
Lightning strikes Earth about 100 times per second or 8.6 Million times per day.
The World's Largest Chocolate Bar Weighed 5 792 kg (12 770 lb).
Israel is the only country in the world to draft women into Military service.
Maine is the only state (in USA) whose name is just one syllable.
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