Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races.
India has more people using the internet than the entire population of the U.S.
Jurassic Park Pulp Fiction Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption were all in theatres at the same time in October of 1994.
South Africa is called the "Rainbow Nation" because it has 11 official languages.
In 1963 a cat called "Felicette" became the first feline in space.
Cats can't see directly below their noses.
The bonobo monkeys use sex (and/or sexual favors) to placate members of their social group instead of grooming. They are one of the few species of animals (humans being another) that have sex out of season and for fun.
There's only one all-white humpback whale known in the world.
Car wrecks are the number one cause of death for Americans under 35.
Russia is bigger than Pluto.
The Golden State Fence Company hired to build part of the US-Mexico border wall was fined US$5M for hiring illegal immigrant workers.
Babies are born with self-awareness which allows them to differentiate their bodies from other people's.
A line of descendants of Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II was brought to Spain and became part of the Spanish nobility holding the title of "Duke of Moctezuma de Tultengo."
Many Fish can taste without even opening their mouths.
The inventor of the heart stent approached numerous companies for funding and was rejected. It was funded by the owner of Fuddrucker's restaurant whom he met by chance on a golf course.
There's a Golf Club on the border of Sweden and Finland: half the holes are in one country and half in the other.
The most popular dog breed in Canada, America, and Great Britain is the labrador retriever.
Anne Frank's father was an officer in the German army during World War I.
Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in our solar system.
Anwar Sadat made Egypt the first arab nation to achieve peace with Israel in 1979. For this Sadat won the Nobel Peace prize Egypt was suspended from the Arab League and Sadat was assassinated.
Parents of new babies miss out on 6 months worth of sleep in the first 2 years of their child's life.
In Peru there's a billboard that creates drinkable water out of thin air.
The word ‘ejaculation’ comes from the Latin word meaning ‘throwing out’.
The "Doggone Project" in Germany works recycling deceased pets into fertilizer.
The Sagrada Familia church in Spain has been under construction for over 130 years and it's only expected to be complete by 2026.
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Denmark has twice as many pigs as there are people.
Google has found GPA's and test scores to be "worthless as criteria for hiring"; they have teams where 14% of their employees haven't gone to college.
The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male’s head off.
Gleevec a cancer drug that costs US$70 000 in the U.S. per year cost just US$2 500 in India because it can't be patented there.
During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.
The radioactive substance Americanium – 241 is used in many smoke detectors.
Italy is the largest producer of wine in the world.
The World's most valuable brands areApple Microsoft and Google.
Gustave Eiffel the man who designed the Eiffel Tower was also behind the design for the Statue of Liberty's spine.
Nigeria makes more movies every year than the US.
During World War II, Americans tried to train bats to drop bombs.
Before Bill Nye became "The Science Guy " he was a stand-up comedian.
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
First marriages that end in a divorce usually last approximately 8 years.
Inherited genes account for just 25% of the chance of being left-handed a study found.
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