A pound of houseflies contains more protein than a pound of beef
Go. is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
Exposure to Secondhand smoke causes nearly 50 000 deaths each year in the U.S. alone.
The CIA had a plot to use a depilatory chemical on Fidel Castro to cause his beard to fall out.
You can change your language on Facebook to "Pirate."
"Friendstalker" was one of the early names considered for Twitter.
There's a pill that makes farts smell like chocolate.
The World's oldest known creature a mollusc was 507 years old until scientists killed it by mistake.
There is a waterfall in Antarctica that runs red as blood.
Jupiter has 67 moons Saturn has 62 Uranus 27 Neptune 14 Mars 2 and Earth just one.
Musicians have the same life expectancy as Zimbabweans: the lowest on earth.
There are more donut shops in Canada per capita than any other country.
The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments
The longest cat ever measured 48.5 inches (1.23 m) when fully stretched out.
The Catholic Church once put a dead Pope on trial.
Chocolate can sicken and even kill dogs.
New Zealand's Ninety-Mile Beach is only 55 miles long.
Cats can't see directly below their noses.
Two zebras died of hunger in a zoo in Palestine and were replaced with donkeys painted with black and white stripes.
Eskimos use refrigerators to stop their food from freezing.
The average shelf-life of a latex condom is about two years.
10% of all U.S. companies go out of business every year.
The word "soccer" originated as a slang abbreviation of the word "association"
Anne Frank's family was denied visas by the U.S.because of stricter immigration policies.
Ancient Egyptians worshiped over1 400 different gods and goddesses.
Over 5 000 climbers have successfully reached Mount Everest's peak including a 13-year-old a blind person and a 73-year-old woman.
It's impossible to sneeze while sleeping.
In the early years of the 20th century horses were causing so much pollution with their poop that cars were seen as the "green" alternative.
Americans spent about US$61.4 billion on their pets in 2011.
Cats sweat through their paws.
The past-tense of the English word “dare” is “durst”
Russia & America are less than 4 km apart at the nearest point.
During WW1 a lone Portuguese soldier convinced the Germans that they were fighting against an entire unit.
Tom Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter.
If you use iTunes you have already agreed not to use Apple products to create nuclear weapons.
23%of the couples who meet through online dating end up marrying.
Fireflies are the only creatures that give off light without generating heat.
Angel Falls in Venezuela is 17 times higher than Niagara.
Manhattan comes from a word in the Lenape language that means "Island of many hills".
Coca-Cola contained Coca (whose active ingredient is cocaine) from 1885 to 1903.
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