Refined sugar is more addictive than cocaine.
The “pound” key on your keyboard (#) is called an octotroph.
US$2 million are spent to make each episode of Family Guy.
The Statue of Liberty wears a size 879 shoe.
The goliath tigerfish is a fish that eats small crocodiles.
Abraham Lincoln is the only U.S. president to have obtained a patent.
The population of Ireland still hasn't recovered from the famine of 1845-1852. It was at 8 million before the famine and is at 6.5 million today.
The population of Jews in the world is similar to the margin of error in the Chinese census.
In Uganda, 50% of the population is under 15 years of age.
It is forbidden for aircraft to fly over the Taj Mahal.
When we account for the pollution costs associated with gasoline it costs an extra US$3.80 per gallon.
China has 4 megacities of over 10 million people the most of any country.
The population of Germany is in decline. It has fallen by 2 million in the last decade.
It's not 2013 in North Korea. The year is 102 counted after the birth of Kim Il-sung.
In 2013 the world's 7th richest person Brazilian Eike Batista lost his US$30 billion fortune and now owes US$1 billion.
National Dance Like A Chicken Day falls on 14th May every year.
"Apollo 13" "Armageddon" and "Around the World in 80 Days" are among the movies NASA keeps aboard the International Space Station.
Premature babies are more likely to be left-handed many studies suggest.
Australian koalas are in danger of extinction because over half of them have chlamydia.
The first thing ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971.
Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller.
Elephants can differentiate between men and women and between different ethnicities when they hear a voice.
You don't like the original version of a song because it's better. You like it because it's the one you heard first.
47% of U.S. smartphone owners say their smartphone is something they "couldn't live without."
Ballroom dancing is a major at Brigham University.
About 153 000 people will die on your birthday.
An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
A dollar bill has 3 000 types of bacteria.
In Mozambique overhead power lines have to be at least 12 m (39 ft) high to permit safe passage of giraffes.
The concept behind the word "cool" might come from the African word "itutu" brought to America by slavery.
A newly-discovered species of rust-eating bacteria will have consumed the wreck of the Titanic within 20 years.
One-third of Earth's land surface is partially or totally desert.
Abraham Lincoln Created The Secret Service The Day He Was Shot.
North Koreans may only choose from 28 approved haircuts.
Ships today are more likely to encounter an iceberg than the Titanic was.
The U.S. government's "official expert" on Marijuana from 1938 to 1962 once testified in court under oath that he had smoked marijuana and it turned him into a bat.
Around 6% of people have narcissistic personality disorder. They have a strong sense of self-importance and lack empathy.
Papaphobia is the fear of the Pope.
King Louis XIX ruled France for 15 minutes.
Koala bears aren't bears: They're marsupials.
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