A bat can eat up to 1,000 insects per hour.
No man has been on the Moon in the last 41 years.
In Alabama it is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while driving a vehicle.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds while dogs only have about ten.
40%of the earth's land is in 6 countries.
Neptune was the first planet to get its existence predicted by calculations before it was actually seen by a telescope.
According to astronauts space smells like seared steak hot metal and welding fumes.
The world's shortest scheduled airline flight lasts 2 minutes. It connects two islands in the UK.
The 7 spikes on the Statue of Liberty's crown represent the 7 oceans and the 7 continents of the world indicating the universal concept of liberty.
Ommatophobia is the fear of eyes.
Hummingbirds are the only animal that can fly backwards.
5%of Brits use Facebook while having sex according to a survey.
There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth.
Today's British accent first appeared among London's upper class around the time of the American Revolution. Before that the British accent was similar to that of Americans.
All of the 20 richest women in the world --except for #17-- inherited their money from either their husband or their father.
Every cigarette you smoke reduces your expected life span by 11 minutes.
Women are better multitaskers than men.
Facebook has a feature that lets you designate who will manage your account after you die.
More than a third of the world's smokers are Chinese.
In April 2013 someone hacked Associated Press' Twitter account and tweeted that 2 bombs had exploded at the White House. The stock market crashed within seconds.
Gun sales in the U.S. actually increase after mass shootings.
There is no solid proof of who built the Taj Mahal.
Metallica is the first and only band to play on all seven continents.
1 in every 6 women has been the victim of sexual assault in the U.S.
Nutella was invented during WW2 when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his cocoa supply.
The concept behind the word "cool" might come from the African word "itutu" brought to America by slavery.
The original word for "bear" has been lost. Medieval people thought that saying the ferocious animal's name would summon it so they used a euphemism that meant "the brown one" ("bear").
The boiling point of water at the top of Mt. Everest is 71 °C (160 °F).
No one knows who invented the fire hydrant because its patent was burned in a fire.
Dr. Kellogg introduced Kellogg’s Corn Flakes in hopes that it would reduce masturbation.
Antarctica is the only continent without a time zone.
9 million adults in Britain have never used the internet.
A secret message was engraved inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch by a jeweler and it was not discovered until 2009.
Baby Chicks are smarter than Baby Humans .
The Titanic's fourth funnel was fake. It was added to make the ship look more powerful and symmetrical.
A red blood cell can make a complete circuit of your body in 30 seconds.
The White House Correspondent's Dinner was men-only until 1962 when JFK refused to attend unless women did.
Impotence is legal grounds for divorce in 24 American states.
88%of Facebook users 'creep' ex-partners following a breakup a study found.
Tasmania Australia has the cleanest air in the inhabited world.
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