The Bible the world’s best-selling book is also the world’s most shoplifted book.
41% of children in Africa aged 5 to 14 are involved in child labour.
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.
The world's biggest family lives together in India: a man with 39 wives and 94 children.
Your brain generates 25 watts of power while you’re awake. This amount of energy is enough to illuminate a lightbulb.
If you announce your goals to others you are less likely to make them happen because you lose motivation studies confirmed.
The very first bomb that the Allies dropped on Berlin in World War Two hit an elephant.
In Japan Burger King has an all-black burger.
Over 30% of cancer could be prevented by avoiding tobacco and alcohol having a healthy diet and physical activity.
Mongolia is the largest landlocked country.
Brazil's Capital Brasilia looks like an aeroplane from above.
The word "queue" is pronounced the same way when the last 4 letters are removed.
There are 16 countries in Africa with higher vaccination rates than the U.S.
Each foot contains about 250 000 sweat glands.
The Soviet Union had transferred over 150 nuclear weapons to Cuba by the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
There are more English words beginning with the letter "s" than with any other letter.
Like all living things humans are bioluminescent: We glow.
Frogs don’t drink water. They absorb water through their skin.
After hitting the iceberg it took the Titanic 2 hours and 40 minutes to sink.
In 2012 Elvis Presley's underwear was auctioned off but no one bought it.
A year on Mars has 687 earth days.
New Yorkers drink almost 7 times more coffee than other cities in the US.
The pop you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually a bubble of gas burning.
Horses cannot throw up.
1 in every 200 young American women claims to have experienced a "virgin pregnancy".
Couples who spend less on their wedding tend to have longer-lasting marriages.
A moth has no stomach.
THE ROMANS used urine to whiten their teeth.
Indian actor Brahmanandam Kanneganti had a role in more than 1000 films a world record.
Drinking a cup of caffeinated coffee significantly improves blood flow.
There is a Poop Bank where you can get human feces by the bottle.
Lesotho in Africa is the only country on Earth to lie completely above 1000 meters in elevation.
Eating the heart of a male Partridge was the cure for impotence in ancient Babylon.
Inventor Franz Reichelt died by jumping from the Eiffel Tower while testing a parachute of his own design.
There's a beer brewed from bananas in Africa.
Papaphobia is the fear of the Pope.
It's impossible to sneeze while sleeping.
Women think about their appearance 9 times a day a UK survey found.
Earthquakes turn water into gold.
"He kept us out of war" was Woodrow Wilson' slogan for the 1916 election. About a month after he took office the U.S. declared war on Germany.
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