Islam is the second-largest and the fastest-growing religion in the world.
It's impossible to sneeze while sleeping.
In 1876 a gang of Chicago counterfeiters attempted to steal Abraham Lincoln's body from his tomb and request a US$200 000 ransom.
National Dance Like A Chicken Day falls on 14th May every year.
Nepal is the only country that has a non-rectangular flag. It is also asymmetrical.
A flock of crows is known as a murder.
The average person walks 75 000 miles (120 000 KM) in a lifetime or five times round the world.
All porcupines float in water.
Spiders eat their own webs to recycle them.
Dynamite is made with peanuts.
In Japan there's a festival that is a celebration of the penis and fertility.
There is high-speed Internet on the moon: 19 MBPS.
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
Armenia became the first nation to adopt Christianity as a State Religion in the year 301.
Movie theater Popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A.
10% of US electricity is made from dismantled atomic bombs.
Only 1 in 6 Americans can find Ukraine on a map.
There are almost 60 million dogs in the United States.
Ronaldinho's deal with Coca-Cola ended after he was caught sipping a Pepsi in a news conference.
The house fly hums in the middle octave key of F.
Jamaica has the most churches per square mile than any other country in the world.
There are more chickens than people in the world (at least before that chicken-flu thing).
When George Washington was elected president no one knew what to call him. No other nation had ever elected a president.
Ice Age Britons used human skulls as cups.
There's a nightclub inside a prison in Venezuela.
The Gulf War cost each American US$306 while Vietnam was US$2 204 per person. The Korean War cost US$2 266 and WW2 US$20 388 per person.
Uranus was originally called "George's Star" (Georgium Sidus).
The city of Melbourne Australia used to be called Batmania.
It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.
A fake prehistoric rock art of a caveman with a shopping trolley was hung on the walls of the British Museum by art prankster Banksy in 2005. Days went by before anyone noticed it.
The world's oceans contain nearly 20 million tons of gold.
There are over 30 replicas of the Eiffel Tower around the world.
Elephant brains can weigh as much as 5 KG (11 LB) more than the brain of any other land animal.
Elephants are pregnant for 2 years.
Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday
During the Cold War the U.S. seriously considered dropping an atomic bomb on the Moon to show off its military superiority.
In 1999 the founders of Google actually tried to sell it to Excite for just US$1 million. Excite turned them down.
Over a million Europeans were captured and sold as slaves to North Africa between 1530 and 1780.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
The human feet perspire half a pint of fluid a day
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