The bonobo monkey the closest relative to humans is naturally bisexual.
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
Nearly 80% of all animals on earth have six legs.
Musician Eddie Van Halen blamed guitar picks for giving him tongue cancer.
The average American golf course consumes around 312 000 gallons of water per day.
"Under Pressure" was written by David Bowie and Queen during a 24-hour wine and cocaine marathon.
No Egyptian president has left office without being arrested or dying so far until 2015.
When Germany won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil it was the first time as a united country. The three previous times the soccer World Cup was won by West Germany.
Couples who are in love synchronize their heart rates after gazing into each others' eyes for three minutes.
Smoking can lead to impotence in men.
If you search for "atari breakout" in Google Images you can play the game.
Nintendo had a chain of sex hotels in the 1950s.
The crack of a whip is actually a tiny sonic boom since the tip breaks the sound barrier.
Women can fly airplanes in Saudi Arabia but can't drive cars.
Declawing cats is legal in most U.S. states but banned in at least 22 countries including Germany Finland Switzerland Australia New Zealand and Japan.
Cats are believed to be responsible for the extinction of several species of animals.
New York is the unhappiest city in the U.S. a 2014 research found.
"Sahara" means "desert" in Arabic so the "Sahara Desert"is the "Desert Desert."
Nepal was the first country in Asia to introduce gay marriage. It has also outlawed the death penalty.
In the 17th century the value of pi was known to 35 decimal places. Today to 1.2411 trillion.
Every minute 1.8 million new "likes" are made on Facebook.
In 2010 Finland became the first country in the world to make Internet access a legal right.
Cows from different areas have a different moo accent.
It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
1/3of pet owners let their animals sleep in bed with them.
An Olympic gold medal must contain 92.5 percent silver
Americans are responsible for about 1/5 of the world’s garbage annually.
A drink of rum and coke is called a "Cuba Libre" (Free Cuba) in Latin America except in Cuba where it is called a "mentirita" (little lie).
Peter Falk who played “Columbo” has a glass eye.
Kissing someone for one minute burns about 2 calories.
Elephants normally only sleep 2 or 3 hours each day.
In Spanish the word "esposas" means both "wives" and "handcuffs."
A Colombian woman was raised by monkeys after being kidnaped and abandoned in the jungle as a child.
Elephants can hear one another's trumpeting calls up to 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.
With 81 million people Germany has the largest population in the European Union.
Male bees die after having sex.
The world's largest cattle station Anna Creek Station in Australia is larger than Israel.
Iran sentences its citizens to the death penalty if they decide to change their religion from Islam.
There's a town in Spain where 700 people share the surname "Japon" as they are descendants of 17th-century samurais who stayed there after an embassy returned to Japan.
The "99% effective" label on birth control pills means that 1 out of 100 women who use the pill in a year will get pregnant.
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