In Australia there are more kangaroos than people.
Two dogs were among the Titanic survivors.
Two actors have died playing Judas in live Biblical productions by accidentally hanging themselves for real during his death scene.
It is impossible to sneeze with the eyes open.
90% of US$ bills carry traces of cocaine.
The only thing left on Bill Gates' bucket list is not to die.
Most of the world's fastest runners come from a single tribe in Kenya Africa called the "Kalenjins."
51% of Americans fear snakes most than any other thing in the world.
49% of U.S. Adults eat one sandwich a day.
In Newfoundland Canada the Atlantic Ocean sometimes freezes so people play hockey on it.
Facebook's first annual Hacker Cup coding challenge was won by a programmer at Google. He showed up at Facebook headquarters to collect his prize wearing his Google employee badge.
It's illegal in many countries to perform surgery on an octopus without anesthesia due to their intelligence.
The swan has over 25,000 feathers on its body.
Holocaust denial is either implicitly or explicitly a crime in 17 countries including Germany and Austria.
68% of the people suffer from Phantom Vibration Syndrome the feeling that one's phone is vibrating when it's not.
The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown in Russia from 32 000-year-old seeds.
The flea can jump up to 200 times its own height. This is equal to a man jumping the Empire State Building in New York.
France uses 12 different time zones the most of any country in the world.
The largest iceberg ever measured is bigger than Jamaica: 11 000 sq km (4 200 sq mi). It broke away from Antarctica in 2000.
Paper money can transport live flu virus for over two weeks.
During the 7th century B.C. ancient Roman "vestal virgins" were required to keep their hymens intact as proof of virginity until age 30 or they would be buried alive.
A complete revolution around the Sun takes about 365 days and 6 hours. That's why our Gregorian calendar has a leap day.
In the 1st century AD polar bears fought seals in Roman amphitheaters flooded with water.
A young Elvis Presley was once told: "Stick to driving a truck because you'll never make it as a singer."
The human body produces about a litre (0.26 gal) of mucus per day.
Many claim that a genocide was committed in Australia against its native people from 1910 to 1970 in an effort to create a "white Australia."
Sweat itself is odorless. It's the bacteria on the skin that mingles with it and produces body odor.
Cherophobia is the fear of being too happy because "something tragic" will happen.
After WW1 Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania and Poland emerged as independent nations.
In Japan there's a building with a highway passing through it.
Women manage the money and pay the bills in 75% of all Americans households.
If you keep a goldfish. in a dark room, it will become pale!
Certain fireflies emit a light so penetrating that it can pass through flesh and wood.
The world record for holding one's breath underwater is 22 minutes.
A Slave in America in 1850 would cost over US$12 000 in 2013 dollars.
The entire student body of the University of Mississippi enlisted for the American Civil War. They suffered a 100% casualty rate.
The Japanese authorities constructed a fence around a volcano at Mount Mihara to stop a trend of over 2000 people committing suicide by jumping in.
Tuna fish can swim 40 miles in a single day.
The world’s longest snake (by reliable documentation) is the reticulated python with a maximum length of perhaps 30 feet.
Located within Italy San Marino is the world's oldest republic (301 A.D.) and holds the world's oldest continuous constitution.
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