The hand print of Nelson Mandela resembles the African continent.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery- chwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is the official name of a village in Wales.
Some sloths remain hanging from branches even after death.
The Big Five is a group of animals of Africa: cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhino.
Large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of Earth. The phenomenon was discovered in the 1960s.
Over 800 000 people are arrested for marijuana in the U.S. each year.
Humpback whales create the loudest sound of any living creature.
An anteater is nearly 6 feet long, yet its mouth is only an inch wide.
Suicide attempts were punished as crimes in England and Wales until 1961.
Some chickens are half male half female.
Bill Gates aimed to become a millionaire by the age of 30. However he became a billionaire at 31.
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear trousers.
Nearly a dozen couples were celebrating their honeymoon on the Titanic.
The turkey is one of the most famous birds in North America.
Beans increase flatulence because they carry a type of sugar called "oligosaccharides" which are hard for bacteria to break down so they release gas in the process.
Cher’s last name was “Sarkissian.” She changed it because no one could pronounce it.
During WW2 the Oscars' statuettes were made of painted plaster due to a metal shortage.
The world pours more steel in an hour than it has poured gold since the beginning of recorded history.
All Pakistani passports bear the inscription "This passport is valid for all countries of the World except Israel."
The U.S. spends US$30 per American per year of foreign aid on health which can buy enough measles vaccines for 120 children.
Of all the countries that celebrate an independence day 58 are independent of the UK 26 of France 21 of Russia and 21 of Spain.
Cy Twombly's painting "Untitled" is worth up to US$2 3 million.
In 2013 an Italian man under house arrest asked to go to prison to escape his wife.
There's a bridge between mainland China and Macau where cars switch from left to right-hand drive and vice versa.
The British coined the term "Soccer" in the late 1800s not America.
King John I of France was proclaimed king five months before he was born. He only lived for five days.
Approximately 100 people die each year when they are stepped on by cows.
Entomophobia is the fear of insects.
The movie "Little Miss Sunshine" was partially inspired by a quote from Arnold Schwarzenegger saying: "If there's one thing in this world I despise it's losers."
The official name of Spain is the "Kingdom of Spain."
Alabama was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday.
There's a "DUMB Starbucks" where every product has the word "dumb" in front of it.
A chip of silicon a quarter-inch square has the capacity of the original 1949 ENIAC computer which occupied a city block.
Barn owls hunt mostly small mammals such as the short-tailed vole.
29 000 rubber ducks were lost at sea in 1992 and are still being found revolutionising our knowledge of ocean science.
You have about 70 000 thoughts a day.
Sharks can be introverts or extroverts.
The first thing ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971.
2 520 is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by all the numbers 1 to 10.
One in fourteen women in America is a natural blonde. Only one in sixteen men is.
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