Almost a third of San Francisco's air pollution comes from China.
Hot water is heavier than cold.
Dogs Poop in Alignment with Earth's Magnetic Field.
Thanks to his Internet popularity the child from the "Success Kid" meme made enough money to fund his dad's kidney transplant.
Did you know you share a birthday with at least nine other million people in the world?
A man who survived the sinking of a ship in 1871 was finally able to overcome his fears and decided to sail again in 1912: he died in the sinking of the Titanic.
Nearly half the gold ever mined has come from one place: Witwatersrand South Africa.
In 2013 Yuichiro Miura an 80-year-old Japanese became the oldest person to make it to the top of Mount Everest and down.
If your stomach acid got onto your skin it would burn a hole in it.
If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
Hippos attract mates by urinating and defecating.
In some European countries children are given gifts on December 6 rather than in Christmas Day.
Italy is home to the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites with 50.
Dalmatians are completely white at birth.
There's US$75 trillion in the entire world. If this is distributed amongst all people on Earth each person will have less than $11 000.
Fireflies are also known as lightning bugs.
On one episode of "Price Is Right " an elephant was offered as a "bonus prize." The contestant won insisted on the prize and a live elephant from Kenya had to be delivered to him.
In Bhutan marijuana was only ever used to feed pigs before the advent of TV.
Alexander the Great founded 70 cities naming at least 20 after himself and one after his horse.
In a lifetime the average human produces enough quarts of spit to fill 2 swimming pools.
If New York City were its own country and the NYPD was its army it would be the 20-best-funded army in the world.
Google hired a camel to create the Street View of a desert.
If a frog’s mouth is held open for too long the frog will suffocate.
Elvis Presley is considered the best-selling individual artist of all time with over 500 million records sold.
There are more left-handed people with IQs over 140 than right-handed people a study found.
Prostitution is illegal in Israel yet 12 000 women work in the sex trade along with roughly 1 000 men.
Every minute more than 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube.
Georgia’s state motto is “Wisdom Justice and Moderation.”
Abraham Lincoln kept his important documents inside his hat.
Many Fish can taste without even opening their mouths.
There are 100 000 miles of blood vessels in an adult human body.
Bill Gates pays over US$1 million per year in property taxes for his house.
During WW2 India produced the largest volunteer Army in world history: over 2.5 million men. At least 38 Indians received the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
Giant flying foxes that live in Indonesia have wingspans of nearly six feet.
Sweden banned spanking and other corporal punishments of children in 1979.
"He kept us out of war" was Woodrow Wilson' slogan for the 1916 election. About a month after he took office the U.S. declared war on Germany.
Tigers can see 6 times better at night than humans.
Revenue from digital music downloads and subscriptions outpaced CD sales in the U.S. for the first time in 2014.
African elephants can distinguish human languages genders and ages associated with danger.
Over a million Europeans were captured and sold as slaves to North Africa between 1530 and 1780.
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