If you cut off a snail’s eye, it will grow a new one.
There is a "Gospel of Judas" not found in the Bible that speaks of Judas as the only one of Jesus' disciples who fully understood his teachings. He turned Jesus over to the Romans because Jesus asked him to.
There are 28 million cancer survivors worldwide.
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
In Saudi Arabia UAE Sudan Brunei Qatar and others people who abandon Islam and convert to another religion may face the death penalty.
China has more English speakers than the United States.
There's a beer brewed from bananas in Africa.
In the UK there is no act of parliament making it illegal to commit murder. Murder is only illegal due to legal precedent.
The world's shortest scheduled airline flight lasts 2 minutes. It connects two islands in the UK.
If you try to suppress a sneeze you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
Jerusalem Israel has been destroyed twice besieged 23 times attacked 52 times captured and recaptured 44 times and it's one of the world's oldest cities.
Voting is mandatory in Brazil.
Yellowtail is the general name for loads of different species of fish that have yellow tails or a yellow body.
In Ancient Rome women would drink turpentine to make their urine smell sweet like roses.
Powerful acids in snakes' stomachs mean they will explode if given Alka-Seltzer.
Despite their massive size blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill tiny shrimp-like animals about the size of a jelly bean.
Moon landing conspiracy theories were proven wrong in 2011 when a NASA probe revealed high-resolution photos of the Apollo Moon landing sites.
In the 1920's and early 1930's women dominated the screenwriting profession in Hollywood's movies.
Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
Elvis Presley hated John Lennon and wanted to beat him up for his anti-war stance.
There are 2 pets for every 3 people in the U.S.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not have a full moon.
In Miami Florida roosting vultures have taken to snatching poodles from rooftop patios.
California is the world's 5th largest supplier of food.
Richard Johnson the 9th Vice-President of the U.S. openly treated an African-American woman as his wife although legally she was his slave.
Humpback whales create the loudest sound of any living creature.
Ronald McDonald is “Donald McDonald” in Japan because it makes pronunciation easier for the Japanese. In Singapore he’s known as “Uncle McDonald”.
The postage stamp of The Statue of Liberty depicts not the real statue in New York but the replica in Las Vegas.
The courts in New Zealand allowed a child to be named "Number 16 Bus Shelter."
Abraham Lincoln has no confirmed living descendants. The last one a great-grandson died in 1985.
Castration was used in the Middle Ages as a "cure" for hernia epilepsy and leprosy.
Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula”.
2200 years ago Eratosthenes estimated the Earth's circumference using math without ever leaving Egypt. He was remarkably accurate. Christopher Columbus later studied him.
The Guinness World Records stopped awarding the fattest cats or any other animal to discourage deliberate overfeeding.
The sperm of a mouse is actually longer than the sperm of an elephant.
The male seahorse carries the eggs until they hatch instead of the female.
The British Empire at its height was larger than Africa and was even comparable in size to the Moon.
1 in 8 Americans has worked at a McDonalds restaurant.
According to Douglas Adams a Salween is the faint taste of dishwashing liquid in a cup of fresh tea.
During photosynthesis plants emit light called fluorescence that humans can't see.
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