You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
75%of people who marry partners from an affair eventually divorce.
The Earth lost 40% of its wildlife in the past 40 years according to the WWF.
There is a city called Rome on every continent.
Rapper NoClue is the World's Fastest Rapper with 723 syllables in 51.27 seconds (14.1 syllables per second).
Over 100 000 new dot com domains are registered on the web every day.
Samuel L. Jackson requested to have a purple light saber in Star Wars in order for him to accept the part as Mace Windu.
It snowed in the Sahara desert for 30 minutes on the 18th February 1979.
Sweden's Volvo made the three-point seatbelt design patent open and available to other car manufacturers for free in the interest of safety. It saves one life every 6 minutes.
Ears and Nose never stop growing.
In the Middle Ages BEER was consumed more than water as the alcohol made it safer.
About 69% of smokers want to quit completely.
$10 If you have $10 in your pocket and no debts you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.
A man married a dog in India as atonement.
Instead of kissing mothers of the Manchu tribe used to show affection by sucking their child's penis in public because kissing was considered sexual.
It takes one fifteen-to-twenty-year-old tree to produce seven hundred paper grocery bags.
There is a species of spider called the Hobo Spider.
A two-bit moon is in its first quarter.
There’s a spider in Brazil whose bites can cause an erection that lasts for hours!
60% of your brain is fat.
The thumbnail grows the slowest the middle nail the fastest nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
An apple, potato, and onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged.
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
A survey found that almost 9% of Americans fear zombies which don't even exist.
Right handed people live on average nine years longer than left handed people do.
A kangaroo can't jump unless its tail is touching the ground.
In New York 6.5 hectares of buildings were directly affected when the Twin Towers collapsed in 9/11.
The most expensive First Class suites in the Titanic were to have cost up to £870 (£75 156 today).
The primary founder and the first Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion was an atheist.
99% of Denmark's Jews survived the Holocaust because the Danish organized a massive evacuation to neutral Sweden.
Both ancient Egyptian and Greek medicine recognized obesity as a medical disorder.
In 1998, Sony accidentally sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people’s clothes. These cameras had special lenses that use infrared light, which allowed you to see through some types of clothing.
The longest common English word without vowels is "rhythms".
Coffee doesn't taste like it smells because saliva wipes out half of the flavor.
In Catalonia (Spain) a smiley-faced piece of wood called "Shitting Log" poops out the presents in Christmas.
Steve Jobs believed that his vegan diet would eliminate the need of showering.
Chevrolet tried marketing a Chevrolet Nova in Spanish speaking countries – it didn’t sell well because NOVA means “doesn’t go” in Spanish.
The weird bright dots you see floating when you look at the sky are your white blood cells.
In the UK there is no act of parliament making it illegal to commit murder. Murder is only illegal due to legal precedent.
The Statue of Liberty was originally conceived of as being a peasant Muslim woman in traditional Islamic dress.
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