Bill Gates’ first business was Traff-O-Data a company that created machines which recorded the number of cars passing a given point on a road.
Half of all bank robberies take place on a Friday.
The only member of the band "ZZ Top" without a beard is Frank Beard.
No one born blind has ever developed schizophrenia.
Dogs have lived with humans for over 14,000 years.
According to Bill Gates by 2035 there will be almost no poor countries left in the world.
During the 70s a suicide jumper from the Golden Gate Bridge left a note that read "I'm going to walk to the bridge. If one person smiles at me on the way I will not jump."
Your heart beats over 100 000 times per day.
51% of Americans fear snakes most than any other thing in the world.
Volkswagen owns Bentley Bugatti Lamborghini Audi Ducati and Porsche.
It takes 3 000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year’s supply of footballs.
Mouse sperm is larger than elephant sperm.
Cows moo in accents specific to their region just like humans.
Religious practices like prayer and attending services is associated with lower levels of psychological distress.
Giraffes only need 5 to 30 minutes of sleep in a 24-hour period.
On April 1 1974 black smoke was seen rising from Mount Edgecumbe a volcano in Alaska. When a Coast Guard pilot came closer to investigate he found 70 tires burning and the words "APRIL FOOL" spray painted into the snow.
Cuddling triggers the same neurological reaction as taking painkillers.
Mariah Carey's legs are insured for US$1 billion.
Graca Machel is the only woman to have been first lady of two separate countries: Mozambique and South Africa.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Antarctica is 58.2°F (14.5°C).
Research has shown that domestic cats never forgive. They fail to show signs of reconciliation like other animals do.
There are more people speaking French in Africa than in France.
The longest common English word without vowels is "rhythms".
In 1891 London built a structure designed to surpass the Eiffel Tower in height. It was unsteady never completed and demolished in 1907.
The highest place on Earth and closest to space is Mount Chimborazo in the Andes.
The third country in space after The U.S. and the USSR was Canada which was considered to have the most advanced space program in 1962.
Hara kiri is an impolite way of saying the Japanese word seppuku which means literally belly splitting.
Koalas hug treesto cool off on hot days.
The world pours more steel in an hour than it has poured gold since the beginning of recorded history.
Charles Darwin Ate Every Animal He Discovered.
Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the risk of heart disease by one-third.
The Golden Gate uses the largest bridge cables ever made long enough to encircle the world more than 3 times at the equator.
During his time as a Congressman and later as U.S. President John F Kennedy donated all of his salary to charity.
Every person including identical twins has a unique eye & tongue print along with their finger print.
In Bhutan marijuana was only ever used to feed pigs before the advent of TV.
Sharks have been around longer than dinosaurs.
Ostriches are often not taken seriously. They can run faster than horses and the males can roar like lions.
Carnivorous animals will not eat another animal that has been hit by a lightning strike.
Cats can swallow and digest their food without chewing it.
80%of all written paragraphs in English feature the word "the."
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