The largest elephant on record weighed about 24 000 pounds (10 886 kg) with a height of 13 feet (3.96 m).
In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
There's a nail polish that detects date rape drugs by dipping a finger into the drink.
The verb “cleave” is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate.
The piano Freddie Mercury plays in Bohemian Rhapsody is the same exact piano Paul McCartney plays in Hey Jude.
It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
The odds of dying in a car accident are around 1 in 5 000.
It costs the U.S. Government US$2 768 902 per year to hold a prisoner in Guantanamo.
The Titanoboa lived 60 million years ago and is the largest longest and heaviest snake ever discovered.
In ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
Relative to size the strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
In the UK there is no act of parliament making it illegal to commit murder. Murder is only illegal due to legal precedent.
La Tomatina is an annual festival held in Spain where people throw thousands of tomatoes at each other.
One million stray dogs and 500,000 stray cats live in New York City metropolitan area.
Left-handed people earn up to 12% less than right-handed people a study found.
There are 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than body cells.
Stalin didn't start learning Russian until he was 8. His mother tongue was Georgian.
In the four professional major north american sports (baseball basketball football and hockey) only 7 teams have nicknames that do not end with an s.
The first McDonald’s restaurant in Canada was in Richmond British Columbia.
Nuclear power prevented an average of over 1.8 million deaths between 1971-2009 as a result of lower air pollution from reduced coal usage according to NASA.
40% of Americans are breathing unhealthy air according to a report by the American Lung Association.
It's completely legal for minors to smoke cigarettes in the U.S. and parts of Europe. What they can't do is purchase them.
The "smell of rain" is caused by a bacteria called actinomycetes.
Taller women are more likely to get cancer according to a study.
In 1989 the U.S. military blared AC/DC music at General Noriega's compound in Panama for 2 continuous days. The dictator surrendered.
Bird droppings are chief export of Nauru an island nation in the Western Pacific.
African elephants have bigger ears than Indian elephants.
The production of Disney's film Tangled was more expensive than Avatar's production.
During WW2 Japan bombed China with fleas infected with bubonic plague.
Over 800 000 people are arrested for marijuana in the U.S. each year.
On April 1 1974 black smoke was seen rising from Mount Edgecumbe a volcano in Alaska. When a Coast Guard pilot came closer to investigate he found 70 tires burning and the words "APRIL FOOL" spray painted into the snow.
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
There's high-speed Internet on the way up to Mount Everest.
Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
Baby cages hanging out the window were used in America in the 1920s.
Annual growth of WWW traffic is 314 000%
Steve Jobs turned down a partial liver transplant from now Apple-CEO Tim Cook 2 years before dying of cancer.
Voting is mandatory in Brazil.
It is illegal to eat oranges while bathing in California.
The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.
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