Ancient Egyptians shaved off their eyebrows to mourn the deaths of their cats.
Despite being a Jew Karl Marx hated Judaism and said that "money is the jealous god of Israel."
All three Grammys Elvis Presley won were for his gospel songs.
The Titanic's chief baker "fortified" himself with alcohol and thus survived the freezing water for 2 hours until he was rescued.
Honey is the only food that will never rot it can last 3000 years.
Most Egyptians died by the time they were 30 about 300 years ago
Many female black widow spiders eat their males after mating.
In 1891 London built a structure designed to surpass the Eiffel Tower in height. It was unsteady never completed and demolished in 1907.
The animal in the Firefox logo isn't a Fox. It's a Red Panda.
There are over 500 000 slaves in Mauritania today.
Argentina was the first country in Latin Americato legalize same-sex marriage in 2010.
Air pollution causes lung cancer and is also linked to an increased risk for bladder cancer.
Sitting for more than three hours a day can cut two years off a person's life expectancy.
Pandas can poop up to 40 times a day.
Popcorn was first domesticated in Mexico 9 000 years ago.
Research has shown that domestic cats never forgive. They fail to show signs of reconciliation like other animals do.
To our eyes in space the sun would appear white not yellow.
There's a town in Norway called Hell.
McDonald's is not the world's largest restaurant chain. Subway is.
If you keep your eyes open by force when you sneeze you might pop an eyeball out.
Polar bears are the world’s largest land predators.
A tapir has the largest penis-to-body ratio of any animal.
The city of Venice stands on about 120 small islands.
An Ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
According to a textbook in North Korea Kim Jong Un learned to drive at age 3.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
Ailurophobia is the fear of cats.
When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.
Samsung makes about 30% of the A8 chips that go into Apple's iPhone 6.
USPS mail carriers are attacked by 6000 dogs per year.
Changing the US$1 bill for a US$1 coin would save US$4.4 billion in 30 years.
The average human will shed 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime.
Greenland is the largest island in the world.
A Japanese pilot who attacked a town in Oregon during WW2 returned years later to present his family's 400-year-old sword as a symbol of regret.
Dendrology is the study of trees.
The British Empire at its height was larger than Africa and was even comparable in size to the Moon.
Slavery was not made a statutory offense in the UK until April 6 2010.
A dog’s shoulder blades are unattached to the rest of the skeleton to allow greater flexibility for running.
Japan has just 2 gun-related homicides per year
In the United States more Frisbee discs are sold each year than baseballs basketballs and footballs combined.
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