Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order as does arsenious meaning containing arsenic.
Elephants and chimpanzees can display behavior patterns similar to post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
Leo Da Vinci used to buy caged animals at the market just to set them free.
About 60 million Reichmarks equivalent to £125m today was generated for the Nazi state by slave labour at Auschwitz during the Holocaust.
Martin Luther King Jr. was a huge Star Trek fan.
The toothpaste ‘Colgate’ in Spanish translates to ‘go hang yourself’. Read More.
Each day up to 4 billion meteoroids fall to Earth.
The U.S. State with the longest official name is the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
The strongest muscle (Relative to size) in the body is the tongue.
A syzygy occurs when three atronomical bodies line up.
In 1989 it took Danny Elfman just two days to compose the show’s famous theme tune.
The RMS Titanic was built in Belfast Northern Ireland.
The highest race horse speed ever recorded was 43.97 mph (70.76 km/h).
The Church of Scientology runs a child labor camp in Australia.
There's an empty place next to Muhammad's Tomb Islam's main Prophet reserved for Jesus.
There are no terrestrial (land) snakes in New Zealand.
Homosexuality and abortion were decriminalised in Russia under Lenin's leadership.
The inventor of Vaseline used to eat a spoonful of it every day.
A Death Row study found that ice cream and pie were the most popular desserts for a last meal followed by cake.
There are 28 million cancer survivors worldwide.
Fat Man was the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki.
In 1941 Henry Ford made a car out of soybeans.
Mr. T's gold collection is worth over US$120 000.
Sex change surgeries are free under Brazil's public health system since 2008.
The U.S. spends US$30 per American per year of foreign aid on health which can buy enough measles vaccines for 120 children.
Rain has never been recorded in parts of Chile's Atacama Desert the driest place on Earth.
There are more tigers privately owned by U.S. citizens than in the wild worldwide.
It is estimated that about 600 000 people die in China each year from issues related to overwork.
Jehovah's Witnesses don't celebrate birthdays because the only two accounts of birthday parties in the Bible ended in murder.
In India there is a vigilante group called the "Love Commandos" that offers protection from harassment to couples from different castes who fall in love.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year’s supply of footballs.
There are more black men in prison today than there were black male slaves before the American Civil War.
In 1933 Mickey Mouse an animated cartoon character received 800 000 fan letters.
Your mobile phone has more computing power than the computers used for the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Most new cars fake engine noise through speakers. They are quite silent otherwise.
In 2005 a Nepalese couple became the first to marry on top of Mount Everest.
Rhythm is the longest English word without a vowel.
The U.S. has 19 aircraft carriers compared to the rest of the world's 12 aircraft carriers combined.
The scientific term for French kissing is cataglottism.
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