There are over 500 000 slaves in Mauritania today.
There is no record of a human being attacked by a healthy wolf.
George Washington had his own brewhouse on the grounds of Mount Vernon.
The opah or "moonfish" is the only known fully warm-blooded fish.
Arabic is an official language in Israel along with Hebrew.
UK's Internet Porn Filter Architect was Arrested On Child Porn Offences.
A cat inherited a fortune of US$13 million from its owner in Italy.
The Irish surname prefix "Mac" means "son of " while "O" means "descendant of."
After hitting the iceberg it took the Titanic 2 hours and 40 minutes to sink.
Some women can have a genetic mutation which causes them to see millions of more colors.
The word ‘ejaculation’ comes from the Latin word meaning ‘throwing out’.
In Croatia, scientists discovered that lampposts were falling down because a chemical in the urine of male dogs was rotting the metal.
A group of cockroaches is called an intrusion.
Parents of new babies miss out on 6 months worth of sleep in the first 2 years of their child's life.
Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.
Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions.
Swearing on the Bible is forbidden by the Bible.
Couples who spend more money on their wedding have a higher divorce rates a study found.
Cats can't see directly below their noses.
Your mind "rewrites" monotonous speech of boring people to make it sound more interesting.
In England, in the 1880’s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.
About 1 million Japanese men are estimated to be locking themselves in their bedrooms for years creating social and health problems a condition called "Hikikomori."
Alexander the Great was simultaneously the King of Macedonia Pharaoh of Egypt King of Persia and King of Asia.
Cats can get sick or die from eating chocolate.
Six ten-billionths of the Sun is gold.
More people are afraid of open spaces (kenophobia) than of tight spaces (claustrophobia).
It would take light 100 000 years to travel from one end of the Milky Way galaxy to the other.
You were born with 300 bones but by the time you are an adult you will only have 206.
In Ancient Rome the punishment for killing one's father was the death penalty consisting of being sewn up in a sack along with a viper a dog and a cock.
Between 1525 and 1866 12.5 million Africans were kidnaped and sold into slavery in the Americas.
Mars has the tallest known mountain on a planet of our Solar System with a height of 22 km (14 mi).
A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.
Fireflies do not bite or have pincers. Fireflies are harmless, they don’t even carry diseases.
You can lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
Groaking is to watch people eating in hopes that they will offer you some.
A lion’s roar can be heard from five miles away.
The inhabitants of ancient Rome had a sewer goddess a toilet god and a god of excrement.
If you keep a goldfish. in a dark room, it will become pale!
The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown in Russia from 32 000-year-old seeds.
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