90%of the world's fresh water is in Antarctica.
Portions of Anne Frank's diary were removed because she described her intimate parts.
More than 600 women dressed as men in order to fight in the American Civil War.
Sweden has the largest scale model of the solar system in the world. It is in the scale of 1:20 million and stretches 950 km across the country.
Leo Da Vinci's studies of river erosion convinced him that Earth is much older than the Bible implies.
The original story from “Tales of 1001 Arabian Nights” begins “Aladdin was a little Chinese boy.”
In 1893 an amendment was proposed to rename the U.S. into the "United States of the Earth".
In the U.S. as much as 40% of produce grown is never sold or eaten because it is too ugly.
The first cloned cat was called "CC" short for "Carbon Copy."
Bayer famous for producing aspirin bought prisoners from Auschwitz to use as research subjects for testing new drugs.
Albert Einstein didn't like to wear socks.
The chicken and fish are the only animals that are eaten before they are born and after they die.
Norway's first aircraft hijacking was resolved after the hijacker surrendered his weapon in exchange for more beer.
One of the reasons the WWF chose the Panda as their logo was to save printing costs.
Coca Cola was originally green.
65% of smartphone users download zero apps per month.
One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.
The Statue of Liberty has a 35-foot (10 6m) waistline.
Part of the White House was built by slaves.
In 1989 an innocent man was punished with the death penalty in Texas because the jury confused him for another with the same name looks and height.
Women spend over 4 years (in total)of their lives menstruating.
In the 16th century a London law forbade wife beating after 9:00 P.M. but only because the noise disturbed people's sleep.
There's a town in Spain where 700 people share the surname "Japon" as they are descendants of 17th-century samurais who stayed there after an embassy returned to Japan.
The CIA had a secret office on the 25th floor of 7 World Trade Center another nearby building that collapsed after the 9/11 attacks.
Up until 2008 the Santa Barbara Zoo had a giraffe named Gemina that had a permanent 90-degree bend in her neck caused by fused vertebrae.
The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels the noise can be detected over 800 km (500 mi) away.
Foxes are domesticated like dogs by Russian scientists since 1959.
Sound wave scan be used to make objects levitate.
Earthquakes turn water into gold.
Humans killed at least 2.8 million whales in the 20th century.
Hummingbirds beat their wings 60 to 80 times per second.
Denmark has twice as many pigs as there are people.
The youngest Pope was 11 years old.
When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.
The Simpsons hold the Guinness Record for Longest Running Prime time Animated Television Series and Most Guest Stars Featured in a Television Series.
20% of office coffee mugs contain fecal bacteria.
14% of all facts and statistics are made up and 27% of people know that fact.
The male gypsy moth can “smell” the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away (pretty good trick).
Dogs wag their tails to the right when they're happy and to the left when they're frightened.
McLaren F1's engines are built with gold.
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