Death penalty trials are 20 times more expensive than trials seeking a sentence of life in prison without parole.
Leeches have 32 brains.
Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
The Beetham Tower has 47 floors.
The smallest horse in the world is just 17 inches (43 cm) tall and weighs 57 lb (26 kg).
FIFA has more member countries than the U.N.
A group of hares is called a Husk.
A two-bit moon is in its first quarter.
Karoke means empty orchestra in Japanese.
Coconut water can be used (in emergencies) as a substitute for blood plasma.
The Simpsons hold the Guinness Record for Longest Running Prime time Animated Television Series and Most Guest Stars Featured in a Television Series.
When you get a book published in Norway the Government will buy a 1000 copies and distribute them to libraries.
There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”: tremendous horrendous stupendous and hazardous.
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Reagan.
There are about 7500 000 000 000 000 000 grains of sand on Earth.
Termites have been known to eat food twice as fast when heavy metal music is playing.
The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA”.
If you attempted to count the stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second it would take around 3 000 years to count them all.
Christopher Columbus once punished a man found guilty of stealing corn by having his ears and nose cut off and then selling him into slavery.
Residents of New York City can get free condoms and lube by calling 311.
Alexander the Great founded 70 cities naming at least 20 after himself and one after his horse.
In Japan Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald due to a lack of a clear "r" sound in Japanese.
Carolyn Shoemaker has discovered 32 comets and approximately 300 asteroids.
In Finland slot machines are monopolized by a non-profit company that gives all its earnings to charity.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
Ben Guggenheim heir to mining magnate Meyer Guggenheim dressed in his finest suit had a glass of brandy and smoked a cigar as the Titanic sank.
McDonald's makes about US$75 million per day.
"Apollo 13" "Armageddon" and "Around the World in 80 Days" are among the movies NASA keeps aboard the International Space Station.
Having an orgasm at least 3 times a week cuts in half the likelihood of coronary heart disease.
It is illegal for U.S. citizens to eat penguins.
You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
Whales drown if they remain underwater for over 30 minutes.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order as does arsenious meaning containing arsenic.
A giraffe has the same number of bones in its neck as a man.
There is only one pink bottlenose dolphin which has been discovered, in an inland lake in Louisiana, USA.
Sex toys are illegal in India.
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61 000.
Saddam Hussein wrote a Romantic Novel.
Poisoned milk killed Abraham Lincoln's mother when he was 9 years old.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki are not radioactive any more mostly because the bombs didn't touch the ground but were detonated in the air.
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