No man has been on the Moon in the last 41 years.
It's impossible to sneeze while sleeping.
There are virtually no differences in brain anatomy between people with autism and those without.
When the D-Day forces landed Hitler was asleep. None of his generals dared send re-enforcements without his permission and no-one dared wake him.
The people of Israel consume more turkeys per capita than any other country.
The first alarm clock could only ring at 4am.
Honey is the only food that will never rot it can last 3000 years.
A snail can have 25 000 teeth.
It is estimated that only 2% of all humans have green eyes making it the rarest eye colour.
In India a polling station is set up in a forest for a lone voter in every election since 2004.
Many nursing homes in Germany have fake bus stops to collect residents with dementia who try to leave.
In 2005 MySpace was in talks to buy Facebook but rejected Mark Zuckerberg's asking price of US$75 million as too expensive.
The Sahara desert stretches farther than the distance from New York to Los Angeles.
There are about 450 types of cheese in the world. 240 come from France.
Since at least the time of Pythagoras in 500 BC no educated person believed the Earth was flat.
In the beginning Starbucks only sold roasted whole coffee beans.
Many claim that a genocide was committed in Australia against its native people from 1910 to 1970 in an effort to create a "white Australia."
Lincoln suffered depression and avoided carrying knives fearing he would use it on himself.
Italy has the eighth-largest economy in the world.
It is impossible to whistle in a Spacesuit.
Four of Freud's sisters died during the Holocaust in Nazi concentration camps.
The band Abba wore ridiculous outfits to avoid Sweden's taxes which allowed deductions for clothing if it wasn't meant to be used every day.
There is a city called Rome on every continent.
Ferrets sleep around 20 hours a day.
80%of the land in Nevada is owned by the U.S. government.
Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison.
Japan consists of over 6 800 islands.
In 1863 Venezuela became the first modern country to abolish the death penalty for all crimes.
A herd of unicorns is called a blessing.
Besides sucking our blood mosquitoes urinate on our skin.
Urine was used in Ancient Rome to wash clothes.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order as does arsenious meaning containing arsenic.
The fastest ascent from base camp to the summit of Mount Everest took just 8 hours and 10 minutes.
Google earns US$20 billion a year from advertising more than the primetime revenues of CBS NBC ABC and FOX combined.
47% of U.S. smartphone owners say their smartphone is something they "couldn't live without."
Certain fireflies emit a light so penetrating that it can pass through flesh and wood.
Grey whales always mate in a threesome: two males to one female.
Only female mosquitoes drink blood. Males are vegetarians.
The British Navy uses Britney Spears' songs to scare off Somali pirates.
There's a hill in New Zealand called Taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-tamatea-turi-pukakapiki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-kitanatahu.
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