There are species of ants that enslave other ants.
The word "school" comes from the ancient Greek for "free time."
Most of the dust underneath your bed is actually your own dead skin.
We share 98.4% of our DNA with a chimp.
Odontophobiais the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental care.
In 2011 a small town in Spain on the brink of financial ruin bet on the world's biggest lottery and won.
Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a “Friday the 13th.”
There are still cases of bubonic plague reported in the U.S. every year.
In North Korea people don't celebrate birthdays on July 8 and December 17 since those are the dates that Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il died.
Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
The largest prime number ever found is more than 22 million digits long.
Nowhere in the Bible does it say there were three wise men just three gifts.
The Greek language has 4 words for love. Agape: Charitable love; Eros: Sexual love; Philia: Love between friends; and Storge: Family love.
It took 73 years to find the wreck of the Titanic.
The female lion does ninety percent of the hunting.
In 2013 the world's 7th richest person Brazilian Eike Batista lost his US$30 billion fortune and now owes US$1 billion.
Cleopatra was the first in the dynasty of Greek rulers of Egypt who could speak Egyptian.
1 in every 5 people in Greenland attempt suicide at some point in their lives.
1 in 5 people in France has experienced depression making it the most depressed country in the world.
The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown in Russia from 32 000-year-old seeds.
70% of all boats sold are used for fishing.
Every year about a million girl fetuses are aborted and tens of thousands of girl babies are abandoned in China because of the country's one-child policy.
Yoda from Star Wars was modeled after the appearance of Albert Einstein.
The Soviets drilled the world's deepest hole into the earth for 14 years: it's 12 262 metres (40 230 ft) deep.
Annual growth of WWW traffic is 314 000%
Cancers are primarily an environmental disease with 90 - 95% of cases attributed to environmental factors and 5 - 10% due to genetics.
Women in Niger have an average of 7 children the world's highest rate.
300 workers 18 038 pieces of wrought iron and 2.5 million rivets were needed to build the Eiffel Tower.
It is believed Russia has at least 15 secret cities with their names and locations unknown.
A dog's sense of smell is 10 000 times stronger than humans.
The scientific name of the llama is "lama glama."
Dogs Poop in Alignment with Earth's Magnetic Field.
The thyroid cartilage is more commonly known as the adams apple.
Baby Chicks are smarter than Baby Humans .
Mexico's 34th President ruled for less than an hour and then quit.
More people commit suicide in New York City than are murdered.
It is believed that sharks first appeared 420 million years ago.
Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City after the Catholic Church.
Most married couples are happiest in their third year of marriage.
Hewlett-Packard’s name was decided in a coin toss.
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