Hot water can freeze faster than cold water in some circumstances.
The U.S. pays Cuba US$4 085 a month in rent for Guantanamo Bay but Cuba refuses to cash the checks.
"Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia"is the scientific term for brain freeze.
In Korea and Japan there is a Cat Cafe where you can go to drink coffee and hang out with cats for hours.
The longest recorded life span of a slug was 1 year, 6 months.
One-third of Italians have never used the Internet.
You have about 70 000 thoughts a day.
A Beer Wave of 388 000 Gallons (or 1.4m L) flooded London in 1814 after a huge vat ruptured.
78% of software installed in China in 2010 was pirated.
Miami is the only major U.S. city that was founded by a woman.
Men are less promiscuous when women are scarce.
The Statue of Liberty has a 35-foot (10 6m) waistline.
It is illegal to frown at cows in Bladworth Saskatchewan.
All Jewish people who are between 18 and 26 years old are entitled to a free 10-day trip to Israel.
Snakes don't have eyelids.
Ants never sleep. Also they don’t have lungs.
Robert Todd Lincoln first son of Abraham Lincoln was present or nearby the assassinations of his father James Garfield and William McKinley.
The Pyramids of Giza were more ancient to the ancient Romans than Ancient Rome is ancient to us.
China has the most goats in the world, they have over 170 Million.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
Astronauts in space can't tell if their bladders are full. They are trained to relieve themselves every two hours.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army. G.P. for ‘General Purpose’ vehicle.
In an average life time human skin completely replaces itself 900 times.
Nuclear power prevented an average of over 1.8 million deaths between 1971-2009 as a result of lower air pollution from reduced coal usage according to NASA.
Hara kiri is an impolite way of saying the Japanese word seppuku which means literally belly splitting.
An individual horse has a peak power output of 14.9 horsepower.
During his time as a Congressman and later as U.S. President John F Kennedy donated all of his salary to charity.
The average North American will eat 35 000 cookies during their life span.
A snail can have 25 000 teeth.
Cupcakes can be as addictive as cocaine.
On one episode of "Price Is Right " an elephant was offered as a "bonus prize." The contestant won insisted on the prize and a live elephant from Kenya had to be delivered to him.
Steve Jobs believed that his vegan diet would eliminate the need of showering.
The first recorded use of Marijuana was in China over 4700 years ago.
John Lennon sometimes liked to sleep in an old coffin.
The first man-made object in space was the German V2 rocket.
Carrots don't make your eyesight better. That was a lie from the British to cover up their technology from the NAZI during WW2.
During the invasion of Poland in WW2 720 Poles defended their position against 40 000 Germans stopping their advance for 3 days.
Russia's notorious murderer Vladimir Nikolayev ate some of his victim's body then gave the rest of the meat to a friend whose wife served it to his family thinking it was a kangaroo.
There are no Wal-Marts in New York City.
90% of US$ bills carry traces of cocaine.
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