Karoke means empty orchestra in Japanese.
The last surviving Civil War widow didn't pass away until 2008. She married an 86-year-old veteran when she was only 19.
Some worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food!
The surface of the Earth is about 60% water and 10% ice.
The toxin in puffer fish is 1200 times deadlier than cyanide.
Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour.
Cancers are primarily an environmental disease with 90 - 95% of cases attributed to environmental factors and 5 - 10% due to genetics.
In China it is mandatory that cosmetic products are tested on animals while in Europe it's prohibited.
A priest on the Titanic refused to board a lifeboat twice. Instead he stayed behind to hear confessions and give absolution to the people left on the ship.
The world's oldest university in continuous operation is the University of Bologna in Italy founded in 1088.
Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year
If we could capture just 0.1% of the ocean's kinetic energy caused by tides we could satisfy the current global energy demand 5 times over.
A “quidnunc” is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.
55.1% of all US prisoners are in prison for drug offenses.
France was the first country to introduce the license plate.
Over 60% of all those who marry get divorced.
A female swine or a sow will always have a even number of teats or nipples usually twelve.
The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867.
When the Spice Girls first met Nelson Mandela in 1997 he joked: "This is one of the greatest moments of my life."
If your laptop feels hot don't put it on your lap if you're a man it may cause infertility.
The U.S. has more Spanish speakers than Spain.
The Pyramids of Giza were more ancient to the ancient Romans than Ancient Rome is ancient to us.
If Earth's history were condensed into 24 hours life would've appeared at 4am land plants at 10:24pm dinosaur extinction at 11:41pm and human history would've begun at 11:58:43pm.
It is impossible to lick your elbow.
Mark Zuckerberg receives a US$ 1 salary as CEO of Facebook.
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.
Male bats have the highest rate of homosexuality of any mammal.
Breast Cancer kills 450 men in the U.S.every year.
The U.S. has 19 aircraft carriers compared to the rest of the world's 12 aircraft carriers combined.
The life span of giant pandas in the wild is approximately 20 years.
In 1975 Australia had a government shutdown which ended with the Queen firing everyone and the government starting again.
When Gmail was introduced by Google with an unbelievable 1GB free storage in 2004 Hotmail only offered 2MB.
You are more likely to die from a falling coconut than from a shark attack.
A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.
The city of "New Amsterdam" was given to the Duke of York in 1664 as an 18th birthday present from his father. He renamed the city as "New York."
Elvis Presley had a twin brother that died at birth.
The highest place on Earth and closest to space is Mount Chimborazo in the Andes.
Life expectancy in the UK was around 47 in 1900; it is now 80.
The day after tomorrow is called "Overmorrow."
Estonian ID cards have a chip with public-private key pair used to sign documents and vote in elections via the internet. For their 2011 election 24% of the votes were cast online.
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