You were born with 300 bones but by the time you are an adult you will only have 206.
The ostrich has two toes on each foot which gives it greater speed.
In 1781 Benjamin Franklin attended a concert in which he narrowly escaped death when the opera house caught fire and burned.
The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world.
A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee.
Dendrology is the study of trees.
Dog nose prints are as unique as human finger prints and can be used to identify them.
In Finland slot machines are monopolized by a non-profit company that gives all its earnings to charity.
Some male songbirds sing more than 2000 times each day.
Bill Gates’ first business was Traff-O-Data a company that created machines which recorded the number of cars passing a given point on a road.
Chicken contains 266% more fat than it did 40 years ago.
The Bible is available in 2 454 languages.
For every ‘normal’ webpage there are five porn pages.
Starfish have no brains.
Gorbachev recorded an album of Russian romantic ballads in 2009.
In 1973 China proposed to give 10 million Chinese women to the U.S. to boost the U.S. population.
No two tigers ever have the same stripes, and this is how individual tigers can be identified.
Three of Fidel Castro's sons are named after Alexander the Great: Alexis Alejandro and Alexander.
In 1876 a gang of Chicago counterfeiters attempted to steal Abraham Lincoln's body from his tomb and request a US$200 000 ransom.
The “Like” button on Facebook was originally going to be called “Awesome”.
Tiger Day is the last Sunday in September.
George Washington never wore a wig: his hair was naturally long and lustrous although he did use powder to make it white.
Slugs have 4 noses.
A cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through.
Women experience significantly more nightmares than men and have more emotional dreams a research found.
Daniel Radcliffe's stunt double for the first 6 Harry Potter movies was paralyzed from an accident on set in the 7th movie.
0.3% of all road accidents in Canada involve a Moose.
In 2010 the Catholic Church had an income of US$97 billion.
People with blue eyes have a higher alcohol tolerance.
Sleep deprivation affects the brain in multiple ways that can impair judgment and slow reaction.
The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.
Only about 15% of the Sahara Desert is covered in sand.
Homosexuality and abortion were decriminalised in Russia under Lenin's leadership.
Kuwait is about 60% male (highest in the world). Latvia is about 54% female (highest in the world).
"Under Pressure" was written by David Bowie and Queen during a 24-hour wine and cocaine marathon.
There are 100 000 miles of blood vessels in an adult human body.
If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop.
Barack Obama won a Grammy in 2006 for the audio version of his memoir "Dreams From My Father."
There is a waterfall in Antarctica that runs red as blood.
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