Just one cow gives off enough harmful methane gas in a single day to fill around 400 litre bottles.
An Olympic gold medal must contain 92.5 percent silver
37%of Americans think global warming is a hoax.
8 people were crushed to death and 2000 people injured following the funeral procession of Eva Peron in Argentina.
At birth a panda is smaller than a mouse and weighs about four ounces.
A steady stream of minor accomplishments makes you more satisfied with your life than a few major accomplishments.
In 2011 a man was arrested in Sweden for splitting an atom in his kitchen.
Large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of Earth. The phenomenon was discovered in the 1960s.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army. G.P. for ‘General Purpose’ vehicle.
100million people in China live on less than US$1 per day.
A snail takes 33 hours to crawl one mile.
When Twister was introduced in 1966 critics denounced the game as "sex in a box".
The African nation of Mozambique has an AK-47 assault rifle on its flag.
Happy as a clam is from the expression happy as a clam at high tide. Clams are only harvested when the tide is out.
51%of Britons have never had a one-night stand.
Sanskrit has 96 words for "love" ancient Persian has 80 and English only one.
An American soldier ran across the border to North Korea In 1962 and has been living there ever since.
Coffee doesn't taste like it smells because saliva wipes out half of the flavor.
With 1 896 km (1 178 mi) the Yonge Street in Canada is the longest street in the world.
Marriage started shifting from arranged to love-based marriages in the 18th Century.
The International Space Station is about the size of a football field.
Japan and Russia still haven't signed a peace treaty to end World War II due to the Kuril Islands dispute.
Only about 15% of the Sahara Desert is covered in sand.
While sudden heart attacks during sex are rare 75% of them happen to men who are cheating on their wives.
Swedish blood donors first recieve a 'Thank you' text when they initially donate blood but they also recieve a text whenever their blood is used to help someone.
On a Canadian two-dollar bill the American flag is flying over the Parliament Building.
In the course of an average lifetime you will while sleeping eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders.
Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world. Males can grow up to 18 feet (5.5 meters) tall.
The attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11 resulted in the largest loss of life by a foreign attack on American soil.
The brain treats rejection like physical pain according to scientists.
4%of women in the U.S. are pregnant right now.
The world's widest avenue is the "9th of July" in Argentina with 14 lanes plus 4 lanes of parallel streets.
"He kept us out of war" was Woodrow Wilson' slogan for the 1916 election. About a month after he took office the U.S. declared war on Germany.
A large flawless emerald is worth more than a similarly large flawless diamond.
Later school start times improve sleep and daytime functioning in adolescents a study says.
Inca architecture was built to be earthquake resistant. Inca masonry is effective in withstanding even major tremors.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
There's a species of fish called "Slippery Dick".
Cats recognize owners' voices but seem too cool to care according to a study.
The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of one-sixth of the Earth's land surface.
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