A man revived 5 rivers and brought water back to 1000 villages in India using native water-preservation techniques.
The first president of Zimbabwe Africa was President Banana.
In the U.S. you are twice as likely to commit suicide than be murdered by someone else.
The Sun is 400 times further away from Earth than the Moon is.
Slugs like beer.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange purple and silver!
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day
Sharks have an astounding sense of smell so powerful that they can detect a single drop of blood in an Olympic-sized pool.
Camel’s milk does not curdle.
There is a food substitute intended to supply all daily nutritional needs known as "Soylent".
There are Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate.
Hippos attract mates by urinating and defecating.
The average fox weighs 14 pounds.
Sloths take two weeks to digest their food.
Anne Frank Martin Luther King Jr. and Barbara Walters were all born in the same year.
There is enough gold in Earth's core to coat its entire surface to a depth of 1.5 feet.
Scientists have figured out how to "unboil" an egg.
Giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camels.
In 2013 a Zoo in China angered visitors by trying to pass off a Tibetan mastiff dog as a lion.
The monarch of Norway's title is "Norway's King" rather than "King of Norway" signifying that he belongs to the country and not vice versa.
In the 50s North Korea built Kijong-dong a “nice” city visible from the border to encourage South Koreans in. It's actually a ghost city.
In 2002 the comptroller of the City of New York estimated the impact of 9/11 on the city's wealth to be US$30.5 billion.
The southernmost active volcano on Earth is in Antarctica. It spews crystals and is very close to the U.S. Research Center.
There's a direct descendant of Christopher Columbus alive today. He's a Spanish noble.
Nintendo had a chain of sex hotels in the 1950s.
The animal on the Firefox logo is not a fox, but a red panda.
Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
“Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared on an episode of The Simpsons. He recorded his lines over the phone from the Ecuadorian embassy in Britain where he has been granted asylum.
Italy is home to the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites with 50.
Charlie Chaplin once lost in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
The Statue of Liberty is estimated to be hit by about 600 bolts of lightning every year.
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to listen to a full album on your iPod.
Men were the first to wear high heels around the 1600s. Women began wearing them to look more masculine.
By the time an average child leaves school in the U.S. he has seen 40 000 murders on TV.
The highest blood alcohol content ever recorded was .91% more than twice the typical lethal limit and eleven times more than legally drunk.
Pope Pius II wrote a popular erotic book called "The Tale Of Two Lovers" before assuming office.
Pope Francis used to work as a bar bouncer in Buenos Aires Argentina.
Female koalas when in captivity can engage in lesbian behaviour.
29 days after the Titanic sank a movie about it was released. It featured an actress who was actually on the Titanic and survived.
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