At the nearest point Russia and America are less than 4 km apart.
There's an underground river 4 KM (2.4 mi) beneath the Amazon River in Brazil that might be as long but hundreds of times wider.
Many ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were overweight and unhealthy in contrast to their typical depiction due to a sugary diet of alcohol bread and honey.
Sharks are immune to cancer!
In 2006 a woman farted on a plane and tried to cover up the smell by lighting matches causing an emergency landing.
In 1974 Kim Il-sung took 1 000 Volvo sedans from Sweden to North Korea and never paid for them.
Men can lactate too but only under extreme circumstances.
Goats and sheep are seasonal breeders.
There's a shark in Greenland that eats polar bears and can live up to 200 years.
The average American butt is 14.9 inches long.
In space astronauts are unable to cry because there is no gravity and the tears won’t flow.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
If Bill Gates was a country he would be the #63 richest on earth.
In 2001 Argentina had 5 presidents in 10 days.
Young beavers stay with their parents for the first two years of their lives before going out on their own.
When the D-Day forces landed Hitler was asleep. None of his generals dared send re-enforcements without his permission and no-one dared wake him.
It snowed in the Sahara Desert in 1979.
1%of the World's Water Is Drinkable.
There are an estimated 400 million dogs in the world.
Over 500 girls have been named Hermione since the first 'Harry Potter' movie came out.
In 1989 the U.S. military blared AC/DC music at General Noriega's compound in Panama for 2 continuous days. The dictator surrendered.
There are 106 people named Harry Potter in the U.S. according to the Census Bureau.
The "keep calm and carry on" slogan was originally dreamt up as a way of preserving morale in the event of a Nazi invasion of Britain.
Every day of the year, 100 whales are killed by whale fisherman.
Outer space begins at 100 kilometers (62 mi) above sea level.
Crucifixion is still an official form of death penalty in Sudan.
Outside the USA Ireland is the largest software producing country in the world.
The key to happiness is spending your money on experiences rather than possessions according to studies.
The first arrest for Marijuana possession and selling in the U.S. occurred in Denver Colorado on October 2 1937.
In Germany it is illegal to run out of fuel on highways.
Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe a banana skin and the floor: it's 0.07.
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
Just 65% of people with Cancer in the U.S. survive.
Godzilla was only seen for about 8 minutes in the 2014 film "Godzilla".
When Columbus "discovered" the Americas the continent was already inhabited by 90 million people which was a third of the world's population.
Every human being starts out as an asshole: it's the first part of the body to form in the womb.
In Japan KFC is a typical feast of Christmas Eve.
Apple's co-founder sold all his shares for $800.Today they would have been worth US$35 billion.
Elephants can’t jump. Every other mammal can.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies room during a dance.
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