In 2013 Google founded Calico an anti-aging company designed to ultimately "cure" death.
Uranus has the coldest planetary atmosphere in the Solar System with a minimum temperature of -371.56 °F (−224 °C).
As many as 440 000 people die from preventable medical errors every year.
The average person spends two weeks of his life Kissing.
In 2008 Norway donated US$1 billion to help save the Amazon rainforest.
There is a city in Norway called “Hell”
Mewtwo is a clone of the Pokémon Mew, yet it comes before Mew in the Pokédex.
A very small minority of Jews believe that a Rabbi who died in 1994 is the Messiah and even an incarnation of God.
Most Romans avoided being cruel to slaves. They used bonuses and branding to improve productivity just like modern employers.
The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male’s head off.
There's an Island in Brazil where civilians are forbidden to go: it has up to 5 snakes per square meter.
Each month there is at least one report of UFOs from each province of Canada.
As passengers on Earth we are all carried around the sun at a mean velocity of 66 600 mph (107 182 km/h).
JFK bought 1 200 cuban cigars just hours before signing the embargo against Cuba.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
Switzerland is the only country with a square flag.
Because Gmail first launched on April 1st of 2004 many people thought it was an April Fools' Day prank.
Impotence is legal grounds for divorce in 24 American states.
Russia is bigger than Pluto.
In the last 3 500 years there have been approximately 230 years of peace throughout the civilized world.
23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts.
In the U.S. sitting on a sea turtle is a third degree felony.
Dalmatians are completely white at birth.
Construction workers hard hats were first invented and used in the building of the Hoover Dam in 1933.
Robert Oppenheimer "the father of the atomic bomb " tried to kill his university tutor with a poisoned apple.
In late 19th-Century millions of American children learned in school that just one taste of alcohol could lead to blindness madness or even spontaneous combustion.
A baby goat is called a “kid”.
15 billion cigarettes are smoked worldwide every day.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
There's a direct descendant of Christopher Columbus alive today. He's a Spanish noble.
There is a Welsh-speaking part of Argentina. It has its own dialect of Welsh.
In Croatia, scientists discovered that lampposts were falling down because a chemical in the urine of male dogs was rotting the metal.
20%of all women in London during the 1700s were prostitutes.
Greek philosopher Chrysippus is said to have died of laughter after getting his donkey drunk trying to eat figs.
Elvis Presley was just 22 years old when he paid US$102 500 for Graceland the Memphis mansion that served as his home base for two decades.
Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
African elephants have bigger ears than Indian elephants.
1 in 5 people in France has experienced depression making it the most depressed country in the world.
Cats are revered animals in Islam because Prophet Muhammad loved them.
Iron nails cannot be used in aok because the acid in the wood corrodes them.
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