Interracial marriage was banned in the U.S. for much of its history: from 1776 to 1967.
Only about .003 percent of the water on Earth can be used by humans.
A scientist in Antarctica got a date through Tinder with a girl camping just 45 minutes away.
When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle it travels at a rate of 25 miles per year.
The more features your phone has the longer you spend in the toilet.
The 7 spikes on the Statue of Liberty's crown represent the 7 oceans and the 7 continents of the world indicating the universal concept of liberty.
Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg donated US$1 billion to charity in 2013 making him the biggest charitable donor in the U.S.
One of Bolivia's oldest silver mines has claimed the lives of an estimated 8 million people in the past 500 years. It is known as the "Mountain that eats men" and is still mined with pick and shovel today.
Every 90 seconds one woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth.
Robert Todd Lincoln first son of Abraham Lincoln was present or nearby the assassinations of his father James Garfield and William McKinley.
30% of all cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancers.
Cows emit more methane than the oil industry and are a huge factor in global warming.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
92% of all new sold cars in Brazil use ethanol as fuel which is produced from sugar cane.
Residents of Churchill Canada leave their cars unlocked to offer an escape for pedestrians who might encounter Polar Bears.
Vegetables and fruits don't die the moment they are harvested. They respond to their environment for days.
When Twister was introduced in 1966 critics denounced the game as "sex in a box".
Most people who commit suicide do it on a Wednesday.
After watching Star Wars James Cameron decided to quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry.
Four of Freud's sisters died during the Holocaust in Nazi concentration camps.
3.4 million people die each year from water-related causes.
2 million German women aged 13-70 were allegedly raped by the Red Army on WW2.
The deepest living animal ever found is a "devil worm" living 2.2. miles (3.6 kilometers) below.
Ever wonder where the phrase two bits came from? Some coins used in the American colonies before the Revolutionary War were Spanish dollars which could be cut into pieces or bits. Since two pieces equaled one-fourth dollar the expression two bits came into being as a name for 25 cents.
In the original script "Rocky" ended with Rocky throwing the fight and opening a pet store for Adrian with the money he made.
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%60 of all people using the Internet use it for pornography.
A chinese man sued his wife for being too ugly and the Court agreed awarding him US$115 000.
2 520 is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by all the numbers 1 to 10.
Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa became the world's most famous painting after it was stolen from the Louvre in 1911.
An average person’s yearly fast food intake will contain 12 pubic hairs.
There have been serious scientific attempts to study whether or not our "reality" is in fact a computer simulation a la "The Matrix."
The three most recognized Western names in China are Jesus Christ Richard Nixon & Elvis Presley.
Adult cats only meow to communicate with humans.
Abraham Lincoln was estranged from his father and didn't attend his funeral.
Many animals have been reported to commit suicide including dogs cows bulls and sheep.
In 1943 a fissure opened in a farmer's cornfield in Mexico growing into a five story tall volcano in only a week and up to 1 100 feet after a year.
Baby whales can gain up to 200 pounds per day.
In 1940 12-year-old boy Fidel Castro wrote a letter to President F. Roosevelt to request a $10 bill because he had never seen one before.
Scarlett Johansson voiced Mandy in the Spongebob Movie.
The chemical element Uranium discovered in 1789 was named after the newly discovered planet Uranus.
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