Newborn dogs are born blind and deaf. Most puppies open their eyes and respond to noises after about two weeks.
150people punished with the death penalty were later exonerated by the U.S.
The practice of eating horseflesh is called hippophagy.
A squirrel cannot contract or carry the rabies virus.
Maine is the only state that has borders with only one other state.
It's okay to pee in the ocean since 95% of urine is water and the nitrogen in urea is used to feed ocean plants.
During the Cold War the U.S. seriously considered dropping an atomic bomb on the Moon to show off its military superiority.
When the Titanic sank 2228 people were on it. Only 706 survived.
The rulers of the first Feudal state of Eastern Europe the Khazars converted en masse to Judaism in the 8th Century.
In Germany there's a specific word for analyzing and learning to live with the past in particular the Holocaust: "Vergangenheitsbewaltigung."
Bill Gates aimed to become a millionaire by the age of 30. However he became a billionaire at 31.
Dendrology is the study of trees.
Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to.
Entomophobia is the fear of insects.
Bikinis and tampons invented by men.
Coca-Cola contained Coca (whose active ingredient is cocaine) from 1885 to 1903.
Late-night dancing was illegal in Japan until 2015.
Dolphins Recognize and Admire Themselves in Mirrors.
There are roughly twenty-four thousand species of butterflies.
During WW2 two polish doctors saved 8 000 Jews from the Holocaust by faking a typhus epidemic that stopped the Nazis entering their town.
A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
Some Deaf People Make Sign Language in Their Sleep.
Cleopatra the last Pharaoh of Egypt was actually Greek not Egyptian.
Crying makes you feel better reduces stress and may help to keep the body healthy.
One Puffer Fish contains enough poison to kill 30 people.
Angelina Jolie's breast cancer announcement doubled the number of women being tested in its first few months.
The French government gives medals to citizens who have "successfully raised several children with dignity."
There are more saunas than cars in Finland.
Bill Gates continued to fly coach until 1997 when his net worth was already US$36 billion.
Leonardo DiCaprio's name is Leonardo because his mother was standing in front of a Leonardo Da Vinci's portrait when he first kicked.
The U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition in the 20s and 30s killing over 10 000 people.
Cats have three eyelids.
American flags made in China are banned in the U.S. Military.
The catfish has over 27000 taste buds (more than any other animal)
If Bill Gates was a country he would be the #63 richest on earth.
Nearly 6 000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.
Scientists have figured out how to "unboil" an egg.
2 000 pounds of space dust and other space debris fall on the Earth everyday.
A herd of unicorns is called a blessing.
Snakes are carnivores, which means they only eat animals, often small ones such as insects, birds, frogs and other small mammals.
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