Lack of sleep can cause weight gain of 2 pounds (0.9 kg)in under a week.
In China over 35 million people still live in caves.
If a frog’s mouth is held open for too long the frog will suffocate.
It takes 3 000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year’s supply of footballs.
Only 10 police officers have been killed in Norway since WW2.
Human fingers can feel objects as small as 13 nanometers. If your finger was the size of the Earth you would feel the difference between houses and cars.
In 1975 Australia had a government shutdown which ended with the Queen firing everyone and the government starting again.
In Colorado medical marijuana dispensaries outnumber Starbucks locations 3 to 1.
Uranus has the coldest planetary atmosphere in the Solar System with a minimum temperature of -371.56 °F (−224 °C).
Farts have been clocked at a speed of 10 feet per second (7 mph).
Vegetables and fruits don't die the moment they are harvested. They respond to their environment for days.
It is forbidden for aircraft to fly over the Taj Mahal.
Charles Darwin Ate Every Animal He Discovered.
Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races.
The sun is the most perfectly round natural object known in the universe.
The testicles on an octopus are located in its head!
Charlie Sheen once bought 2 600 seats at a baseball game so he could catch a home run ball.
The San people of Southern Africa today use the same set of tools that were found in a Cave dating to 44 000 years ago.
There is no single food that provides all the nutrients that humans need except for breast milk.
If the U.S. can raise its 34.5% recycling rate to 75% it will be the CO2 equivalent of removing 50 million cars from the road.
In China it is mandatory that cosmetic products are tested on animals while in Europe it's prohibited.
Horses can’t vomit.
Scarlett Johansson voiced Mandy in the Spongebob Movie.
Over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one-third.
US Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen.
Hummingbirds beat their wings 60 to 80 times per second.
In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone’s ear while they’re moose hunting.
Canada is the second largest country in the world right after Russia.
8 billion chickens are consumed in the U.S. each year.
The rulers of the first Feudal state of Eastern Europe the Khazars converted en masse to Judaism in the 8th Century.
There's a restaurant in Japan using monkeys as waiters.
In Canada Mexico India Russia and Israel bank notes have Braille-like markings on them for the blind.
If you were to put Saturn in water it would float.
Many animals have been reported to commit suicide including dogs cows bulls and sheep.
80% of volcanic eruptions happen underwater.
In 2014 a burglar in Minnesota was caught after he logged into his Facebook account on the home's PC and forgot to log out.
It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.
Mexico City boasts the largest taxi fleet in the world with 100 000 taxis running every day.
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