Joggers live on average six years longer.
The monarch of Norway's title is "Norway's King" rather than "King of Norway" signifying that he belongs to the country and not vice versa.
More people go to church on Sunday in China than in the whole of Europe.
The Statue Of Liberty's full name is "Liberty Enlightening the World."
The placement of the eyes of a donkey enables them to see all four of their legs at all times.
You are required to show up to vote in Australia. If you don't you'll face a fine.
Goldfish can't close their eyes as they have no eyelids.
Arabic numerals are not really Arabic; they were created in India.
The late King Olav V of Norway used public transportation and always paid the tickets.
King John I of France was proclaimed king five months before he was born. He only lived for five days.
Britney Spears' used pregnancy test was sold on eBay for $5 001.
Krubera Cave the deepest known cave on Earth has depth of 2 197 m (7 208 ft).
There's a beer brewed from bananas in Africa.
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61 000.
YouTube star Grumpy Cat earned more money than Oscar-Winning Actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2014.
The height of the Eiffel Tower varies by 5.9 inches (15 cm) due to temperature changes.
The "keep calm and carry on" slogan was originally dreamt up as a way of preserving morale in the event of a Nazi invasion of Britain.
Up to 19 girls can be crammed into a smart car.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is the fear of the number 666.
In 1941 Henry Ford made a car out of soybeans.
Beer is claimed to help prevent cardiac disease and cognitive decline.
If you were to put Saturn in water it would float.
An Iraqi man moved to Australia and used the Welfare System as income. Years later he became successful and wrote a check to the government for every cent they gave him.
There is only one gun shop in Mexico. 90% of the country's firearms are smuggled in from the USA.
The Golden Temple in India feeds a vegetarian meal to over 100 000 people a day regardless of race religion and class.
The official Twitter account of @Sweden is given to a random citizen every week to manage.
Ancient Romans used a sponge on a stick to clean themselves after pooping and shared it with everyone.
The toothpaste ‘Colgate’ in Spanish translates to ‘go hang yourself’. Read More.
Starfish don't have brains. Special cells on their skin gather information about their surroundings.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
The longest recorded marriage lasted 91 years and 12 days.
CARROTS were originally PURPLE
NASA has a list of accurate space technology terms that writers can use in Science Fiction stories.
Every 40 seconds someone commits suicide.
The time traveling machine in the movie "Back to the Future" was originally supposed to be a refrigerator.
Today 2 500 Americans will try cocaine for the first time.
The first thing ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971.
In 1990 Engineers digging a railway tunnel under the English Channel broke through the last dividing rock and joined Britain to mainland Europe for the first time since the Ice Age.
Most Romans avoided being cruel to slaves. They used bonuses and branding to improve productivity just like modern employers.
“Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
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