The six official languages of the United Nations are: English French Arabic Chinese Russian and Spanish.
The first car accident occurred in 1891 in Ohio.
There are no ants in Iceland, Greenland, and Antarctica.
40%of Greater London is green space.
The bat is the only mammal that can fly.
The Simpsons hold the Guinness Record for Longest Running Prime time Animated Television Series and Most Guest Stars Featured in a Television Series.
It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
The Coco de Mer palm tree has the earth's largest fruit weighing 42 kg (92 lb) and seeds weighing 17 kg (37 lb).
Between 100 and 300 tons of cosmic dust enter the Earth's atmosphere every day.
People experience better sleep during the new moon and worse sleep during a full moon a study found.
In 2010 Nicaragua accidentally invaded Costa Rica because of a mistake in Google Maps.
Yoda from Star Wars was modeled after the appearance of Albert Einstein.
Apple has more operating cash than the U.S. Treasury.
Eskimos use refrigerators to stop their food from freezing.
Mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than toilet handles.
Ancient Romans celebrated "Saturnalia" a festival in which slaves and their masters would switch places.
Because of the Chernobyl disaster radioactive wild boars are currently roaming around Germany.
In 1975 Australia had a government shutdown which ended with the Queen firing everyone and the government starting again.
Kissing can cause tooth decay.
29th May is officially “Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day“.
A creep is a metallurgical term for when something that is normally very strong bends because of gravity. This happens to many metals at high temperatures where they won’t melt but they will creep.
Norway's NRK TV channel shows include an 8-hour train ride a 12-hour knitting show a 12-hour log fire and 18-hours of salmon spawning.
THE ROMANS used urine to whiten their teeth.
At any given time there are at least 1 800 thunderstorms in progress over the earth’s atmosphere.
The toothpaste "Colgate" in Argentine Spanish translates to "Go Hang Yourself."
Worms eat their own poo.
British Pennies are used to adjust the time in London's Big Ben clock tower.
The giant red star Betelgeuse has a diameter larger than that of the Earth’s orbit around the sun.
If your stomach acid got onto your skin it would burn a hole in it.
There's a colony in Brazil founded by 2 000 to 4 000 Confederate refugees who left the U.S. after losing the Civil War.
In 1953 a North Korean fighter pilot defected to South Korea with his MiG-15 and was rewarded with US$100 000 by the U.S.
Koala bears aren't bears: They're marsupials.
It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
The Apollo 11 had about 20 seconds of fuel left when it landed.
"Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia"is the scientific term for brain freeze.
There are approximately3.04 trillion trees on earth.
North Korea is outsourcing its forced labor camps to work in Siberia.
The zorilla is the smelliest animal on the planet. It’s anal glands can be smelled from half a mile away.
In 1941 Henry Ford made a car out of soybeans.
Brad Pitt Tom Cruise Johnny Depp and Harrison Ford have never won Oscars as actors.
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