The creator of the iPod first offered the idea to Philips and RealNetworks but they failed to see its potential.
Pandas can poop up to 40 times a day.
25 million Bibles were printed in 2011 compared to 208 million IKEA catalogs.
Rhythm is the longest English word without a vowel.
Both Adolf Hitler and Osama Bin Laden were announced dead on May 1.
The world's widest avenue is the "9th of July" in Argentina with 14 lanes plus 4 lanes of parallel streets.
A man left Havana in a hot air balloon in 1856 and has been missing ever since.
Shakira was rejected from the school choir because the teacher thought she sounded like a goat.
500 000 Italians visit an exorcist every year.
The Portuguese jellyfish tentacles have been known to grow a mile in length catching anything in it’s path by stinging it’s prey.
In the Durango desert in Mexico there’s a creepy spot called the Zone of Silence. You can’t pick up clear TV or radio signals. And locals say fireballs sometimes appear in the sky.
A rodent’s teeth never stop growing.
A slug's anus is on its head.
In 2013 A pig in Australia stole 18 beers from a campsite got drunk and then tried to fight a cow.
63%of U.S. prison inmates can't read.
More people are killed annually by donkeys than airplane crashes.
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!
Every second Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate.
1%of Germany's population is genetically immune to HIV.
2 000 pounds of space dust and other space debris fall on the Earth everyday.
Despite being a Jew Karl Marx hated Judaism and said that "money is the jealous god of Israel."
A polar bear’s outer fur is called ‘guard hair’.
The world's oldest dog died at age 29.
If you commit suicide in Japan by jumping in front of a train the family of the deceased will be charged a disruption fee.
The water in a blue whale's mouth weighs as much as its entire body.
Mount Everest's summit temperature roughly fluctuates between -20° C (-4° F) during summer and -35° C (-31° F) .
Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.
Elephants can detect rain 150 miles away.
Catnip is a natural cockroach repellent.
A man rode his bike from Sweden to Mount Everest and then tried to summit. He turned around 300 feet from the top.
The evidence linking humans and global warming is as strong as the link between smoking and lung cancer according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
In rich countries obesity is more common among the less educated but in poor countries obesity is more common among the highly educated.
In 1825 Upper Peru became Bolivia.
Norway is ranked as the country least likely to be affected by climate change. Chad is the most vulnerable.
In the UK nearly 1 in 10 couples are ethnically mixed.
John Lennon admitted he used to be cruel to his woman and hit her as a youngster.
A fake prehistoric rock art of a caveman with a shopping trolley was hung on the walls of the British Museum by art prankster Banksy in 2005. Days went by before anyone noticed it.
Going to church is good for you: Services lowers your blood pressure a study found.
Dinosaurs are not technically extinct since birds are considered by science as a type of dinosaur.
You are required to show up to vote in Australia. If you don't you'll face a fine.
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