51% Of People Think Stormy Weather Affects Cloud Computing.
The largest taxi fleet in the world is found in Mexico City. The city boasts a fleet of over 60 000 taxis.
A panda fur is worth between US$60 000 and US$100 000 on the illegal trade market.
In India it is not uncommon to consume marijuana in milkshake form.
Female bald eagles are 25% larger than males.
The inventor of the Chocolate Chip Cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.
Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe a banana skin and the floor: it's 0.07.
The world's oldest university in continuous operation is the University of Bologna in Italy founded in 1088.
Leo Da Vinci's studies of river erosion convinced him that Earth is much older than the Bible implies.
Benjamin Franklin never patented any of his inventions. He reasoned that "we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours; and this we should do freely and generously."
Many ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were overweight and unhealthy in contrast to their typical depiction due to a sugary diet of alcohol bread and honey.
Changing the US$1 bill for a US$1 coin would save US$4.4 billion in 30 years.
Elephants can differentiate between men and women and between different ethnicities when they hear a voice.
Certain fireflies emit a light so penetrating that it can pass through flesh and wood.
Germany Denmark Iceland and other countries have official rules about what a baby can be named.
Angelina Jolie's breast cancer announcement doubled the number of women being tested in its first few months.
During WW2 two polish doctors saved 8 000 Jews from the Holocaust by faking a typhus epidemic that stopped the Nazis entering their town.
In 1999 the founders of Google actually tried to sell it to Excite for just US$1 million. Excite turned them down.
About 165 000 cars are produced every day.
Two F16 pilots went on a suicide mission to stop Flight 93 on 9/11. In the end the flight's passengers took the plane down.
The first novel ever written on a typewriter is Tom Sawyer.
The Earth lost 40% of its wildlife in the past 40 years according to the WWF.
The most frequently named bugs from the Bible are: Locust: 24 Moth: 11 Grasshopper: 10 Scorpion: 10 Caterpillar: 9 and Bee: 4.
Spiders don't have penises. They mate with the appendages on their face.
Male bees die after having sex.
A Beer Wave of 388 000 Gallons (or 1.4m L) flooded London in 1814 after a huge vat ruptured.
In the 16th century England punished vagabonds with two years of servitude for the first offence and death penalty for the second.
Viagra can keep cut flowers standing up straight for up to a week longer than normal.
During photosynthesis plants emit light called fluorescence that humans can't see.
It can take as long as 4 hours to hard-boil an ostrich egg.
At rest your brain uses one-fifth of a calorie per minute.
Approximately 75% of human feces is made of water.
‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
Abraham Lincoln has no confirmed living descendants. The last one a great-grandson died in 1985.
1 in every 5 couples has a sexless marriage having less than 10 encounters a year.
The Eiffel Tower was almost temporarily relocated to Canada in 1967.
French Toast Isn't French. Joseph French advertised the modern toast but forgot to add the apostrophe.
Astronauts on the International Space Station exercise about 2 hours per day.
The Apollo 11 had about 20 seconds of fuel left when it landed.
A group of geese on the ground is called a gaggle a group of geese in the air is a skein.
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