Benjamin Franklin was the fifth in a series of the youngest son of the youngest son.
One of the world's most expensive coffee brands is made from the dung of Thai elephants.
Anne Frank's concentration camp was liberated by British troops just weeks after her death.
There's a toilet-themed restaurant in Taiwan where food is served on miniature toilets.
If you toss a penny 10 000 times it will not be heads 5000 times but more like 4950. The head picture weighs more so it ends up on the bottom.
A lion in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year.
Your eyes can get sunburned.
The city of Lusail host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final game does not exist yet.
The Aztecs used Cacao seeds as a form of currency.
If you were to put Saturn in water it would float.
The serial number of the first MAC ever produced was 2001.
On the International Space Station urine passes through a special water treatment plant that turns it into drinking water.
There are no bridges over the Amazon River.
Bill Gates pays over US$1 million per year in property taxes for his house.
There's a hotel in Bolivia made almost entirely of salt complete with salt beds and chairs.
Some sloths remain hanging from branches even after death.
8.2% of people in Norway eat tacos every single Friday.
Carat weight can be 10 12 14 18 22 or 24. The higher the number the greater the purity.
Mars is about half the size of the Earth.
Aurophobia is the fear of gold.
The chemical elements that make up your body are worth around US$160.
The whole Harry Potter series contains 199 chapters 4 224 pages and 1 090 739 words and has been made into 19 hours and 39 minutes of film.
The U.S. Navy has 75 trained dolphins to detect enemy swimmers and underwater mines.
The human feet perspire half a pint of fluid a day
88%of Facebook users 'creep' ex-partners following a breakup a study found.
Every minute 1.8 million new "likes" are made on Facebook.
The modern British army has more horses than tanks.
A man married a dog in India as atonement.
During WW2 Nazi soldiers were fed massive quantities of methamphetamine for increased alertness and endurance.
The cost of college in the U.S. has gone up 500% since 1985.
The very first bomb that the Allies dropped on Berlin in World War Two hit an elephant.
Roles are reversed on Emperor Penguin: the Male incubates the egg while she goes out to feed.
In 1989 an innocent man was punished with the death penalty in Texas because the jury confused him for another with the same name looks and height.
Elvis Presley had a twin brother that died at birth.
The average chocolate bar contains 8 insect parts.
Climbing the Mount Everest costs around US$65 000.
If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.
The Roman Emperor Gaius Caligula made his horse a senator.
Argentina has dropped 13 zeroes off their currency since 1970 a factor of ten trillion.
Police officers in one state in India are given a slight pay upgrade for having a moustache.
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