If you try to suppress a sneeze you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
There is a small village in France called "Pussy".
A newly-discovered species of rust-eating bacteria will have consumed the wreck of the Titanic within 20 years.
29 days after the Titanic sank a movie about it was released. It featured an actress who was actually on the Titanic and survived.
A WW1 homing pigeon saved 194 men by delivering a message despite losing a leg an eye and having been shot through the chest.
Men lie 6 times a day twice as often as women.
Only one satellite has been ever been destroyed by a meteor: the European Space Agency’s Olympus in 1993.
A lethal dose of chocolate for a human being is about 22 lbs. or 40 Hershey bars.
If you could watch all of "The Simpsons" episodes without ads nor sleep it'd take about 8.5 days.
6 months before the Challenger disaster a lone engineer told his superiors about the O-Ring problem and warned the result "would be a catastrophe of the highest order: loss of human life."
The piano Freddie Mercury plays in Bohemian Rhapsody is the same exact piano Paul McCartney plays in Hey Jude.
The town of Docker River in Australia was once invaded by 6 000 camels that came in search of water.
Time Travel depictions in films and TV are banned in China.
The Irish surname prefix "Mac" means "son of " while "O" means "descendant of."
The Atlantic Ocean is big enough to let every person in the US have their own cubic kilometer in it.
There's a small town in France called "La-mort-aux-Juifs " meaning "Death to Jews."
The “pound” key on your keyboard (#) is called an octotroph.
The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
Lincoln suffered depression and avoided carrying knives fearing he would use it on himself.
Between 100 and 300 tons of cosmic dust enter the Earth's atmosphere every day.
A Czech man Jan Honza Zampa holds the record for drinking one liter of beer in 4.11 seconds.
Fidel Castro has said that he saved ten working days a year by not bothering to shave.
Benjamin Franklin made 8 voyages across the Atlantic Ocean and was the first to map the Gulf Stream.
Frog-eating bats identify edible from poisonous frogs by listening to the mating calls of male frogs. Frogs counter by hiding and using short difficult to locate calls.
Owls are the only birds that can see the color blue.
The Beetham Tower has 47 floors.
Twitter's bird is called Larry.
1 in 5 of the world’s doctors are Russian.
The porpoise is second to man as the most intelligent animal on the planet.
Instead of kissing mothers of the Manchu tribe used to show affection by sucking their child's penis in public because kissing was considered sexual.
Potatoes were illegal in France between 1748 and 1772.
The inventor of the Chocolate Chip Cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.
Eating fast food regularly has the same impact on the liver as hepatitis.
98% of all adoptions in Japan are of male adults so that family businesses can remain within the family.
McDonald's is the world's largest distributor of toys.
After watching Star Wars James Cameron decided to quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry.
On average dogs have better eyesight than humans although not as colorful.
Ommatophobia is the fear of eyes.
McDonald's used to sell pizza in the 70s.
Inscribed pottery from the Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt list 3 human genders. The reason is uncertain.
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