The deepest living animal ever found is a "devil worm" living 2.2. miles (3.6 kilometers) below.
The Bible was Isaac Newton's greatest passion writing more about religion than science and mathematics.
Dyeing pets to look like other wild animals is a trend in China.
Astronauts in space can't tell if their bladders are full. They are trained to relieve themselves every two hours.
A B-25 bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28 1945.
A housefly will regurgitate its food and eat it again.
The U.S. / Canada Border is the longest international border in the world and it lacks military defense.
Elephants rarely get cancer because they have 40 copies of genes that code for the tumor suppressor protein p53—humans have two.
There are no penguins in the Arctic.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
Dendrology is the study of trees.
The mortality rate of a Black Mamba snake bite is almost 100%.
Going to church is good for you: Services lowers your blood pressure a study found.
George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.
The World's First Paper Money was created in China 1 400 years ago.
The Vulcan salute used by Mr. Spock on Star Trek was taken from the Priestly Blessing of Judaism.
There is a 1 in 4 chance that New York will have a white Christmas.
The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
No word in the English language rhymes with month orange silver or purple.
Most Egyptians died by the time they were 30 about 300 years ago
In 2010 Finland became the first country in the world to make Internet access a legal right.
Tom Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter.
Breathing the air of Beijing has the same health risks as smoking 21 cigarettes a day.
A group of frogs is called an army.
You are more likely to die slipping in the bathtub getting struck by lightning or drowning in the bathtub than from Terrorism.
The Musicians of the Titanic kept playing music for hours as the ship sank.
In Alaska it is illegal to shoot at a moose from the window of an airplane or other flying vehicle.
When young black sea basses are mostly female but at the age of 5 years many switch sexes to male.
Caligynephobia is the fear of beautiful women.
If everyone lived as densely as the do in Manhattan the human race could fit in New Zealand.
In ancient Rome when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles.
In China women who remain unmarried in their late 20s and beyond are called "Sheng nu" which means "leftover women."
It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.
Global warming 'solved' a land dispute between India and Bangladesh: the island in dispute disappeared.
In Greek mythology it was believed that redheads turn into vampires when they die.
Justin Bieber has more followers on Twitter than Spain has people.
On a Canadian two-dollar bill the American flag is flying over the Parliament Building.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the “General Purpose” vehicle G.P.
First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer
Anne Frank's father survived Auschwitz and died in 1980 of lung cancer.
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