Tigers have striped skin not just striped fur.
Koalas are excellent swimmers.
The Vulcan salute used by Mr. Spock on Star Trek was taken from the Priestly Blessing of Judaism.
Moon dust smells like gunpowder according to astronauts.
Benjamin Franklin attempted to abolish slavery already in 1790.
The World's Largest Chocolate Bar Weighed 5 792 kg (12 770 lb).
Brazil distributes women's breast milk around the country to babies whose mothers can't provide it for them.
The U.S. government's "official expert" on Marijuana from 1938 to 1962 once testified in court under oath that he had smoked marijuana and it turned him into a bat.
Your favorite song is probably your favorite because you associate it with an emotional event in your life.
Sharks kill 12 people per yearwhile people kill 11 417 sharks per hour.
In 1900 all the world's mathematical knowledge could be written in about 80 books; today it would fill more than 100 000 books.
Every person including identical twins has a unique eye & tongue print along with their finger print.
25 % of adult Americans believe in Reincarnation.
61% of school children in India have disease-causing germs on their hands.
Daniel Radcliffe's stunt double for the first 6 Harry Potter movies was paralyzed from an accident on set in the 7th movie.
20 million 20-year-old trees are cut down in China every year to make chopsticks.
The budget for the Movie "Titanic" was higher than the Titanic itself.
All polar bears are left-handed.
Most of a sperm whale's head is filled with a fatty yellow tissue called "junk."
Mount Everest is littered with not just the corpses of climbers but an estimated 50 tons of waste making it world's dirtiest mountain.
There's a Coffee Shop in France where not saying "hello" and "please" makes your coffee more expensive.
Tom Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter.
The Statue Of Liberty Was Inspired By The Roman Pagan Goddess Libertas.
Philematologyis the science of kissing.
A chinese man sued his wife for being too ugly and the Court agreed awarding him US$115 000.
An individual horse has a peak power output of 14.9 horsepower.
Inscribed pottery from the Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt list 3 human genders. The reason is uncertain.
The British Navy uses Britney Spears' songs to scare off Somali pirates.
The Queen Mary of Scotland became queen when she was only six days old.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order as does arsenious meaning containing arsenic.
In 2001 Argentina had 5 presidents in 10 days.
Because metal was scarce the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
Almost 20% of Rio de Janeiro's males are gay or bisexual.
There's a resort in Finland where you sleep in a glass igloo to watch the northern lights.
Approximately 98% of software in China is pirated.
Some lizards squirt blood out of their eyes as protection against predators.
The Death Penalty is legal in 32 U.S. states.
Devon is the only county in Great Britain to have two coasts.
Each year Americans throw out enough soda cans and bottles to reach the moon and back 20 times.
There's a virus that attacks human DNA making people less intelligent impairing brain activity learning and memory.
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