Atheism is punished with the death penalty in 13 countries.
The woman who rented her garage to Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were creating Google later became the CEO of YouTube .
Sanskrit has 96 words for "love" ancient Persian has 80 and English only one.
France uses 12 different time zones the most of any country in the world.
In 2008 Norway knighted a penguin.
Illegal immigration from Mexico to the U.S. has decreased by 80% since 2000.
Ever wonder where the term Work Smarter…Not Harder originated? Allan F. Mogensen the creator of Work Simplification coined the phrase in the 1930′s. The 1990′s equivalent term is probably Business Process Reengineering.
There are almost 60 million dogs in the United States.
Male bees will try to attract sex partners with orchid fragrance.
The first man-made object in space was the German V2 rocket.
Trained Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer with 98% accuracy.
27 000 trees are felled each day for toilet paper.
Ears and Nose never stop growing.
The U.S. Navy has 75 trained dolphins to detect enemy swimmers and underwater mines.
37% of the Argentine population are of Italian descent about 12 8 million people.
The rock at the summit of Mount Everest is marine limestone and would have been deposited on the seafloor around 450 million years ago.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the fear of the number 666.
In ancient Rome when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles.
A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.
The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667 when Jean-Baptiste transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man
Many female black widow spiders eat their males after mating.
The Titanoboa lived 60 million years ago and is the largest longest and heaviest snake ever discovered.
Our lungs and nasal passages have exquisitely tiny hairs called cilia that can "taste" bitter flavors.
If Thai policemen break the law they are forced to wear a Hello Kitty armband.
Many Tibetan monks sleep upright.
100 million people come to India's Kumbh Mela Festival the world's biggest gathering of humans.
Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula”.
A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.
Contrary to popular belief Coffee does not dehydrate you studies have found.
Most of the world's fastest runners come from a single tribe in Kenya Africa called the "Kalenjins."
Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting.
For 20 years the World's Tallest Hotel was a 105-story empty pyramid in Pyongyang.
Einstein never received a Nobel prize for relativity. it was actually for the photoelectric effect.
Cats can hear ultrasound.
There's an island in Japan that's full of rabbits.
China has mobile "execution vans" to enforce the death penalty without moving to a proper execution ground.
There are 240 dots on an arcade Pac-Man game
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army. G.P. for ‘General Purpose’ vehicle.
The FBI has a Twitter slang dictionary.
The biggest bill the U.S. issued was a US$ 10 000 bill.
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