Chile has a civilian town in Antarctica complete with a school hospital hostel post office Internet TV and mobile phone coverage.
There's a restaurant built into a grotto in Italy.
The eye of a giant squid can measure the same as a volleyball ball.
People who regularly eat dinner or breakfast in restaurants double their risk of becoming obese.
About 7% of all the potatoes grown in the U.S. are turned into McDonald's fries.
In Spanish the word "esposas" means both "wives" and "handcuffs."
Every human being starts out as an asshole: it's the first part of the body to form in the womb.
The Australian $5 to $100 notes are made of plastic.
25 % of adult Americans believe in Reincarnation.
Urine was used in Ancient Rome to wash clothes.
Most antibiotics are made from bacteria.
Steve Jobs never wrote a single line of programming code.
In 2013 a fake tweet temporarily wiped out US$130 billion off the stock market.
1089 x 9 = 9801.
The Earth experiences 50 000 Earthquakes per year and is hit by Lightning 100 times a second.
Rainbows are actually Circular. We don't typically see a full circle rainbow because the Earth's horizon blocks the lower part.
The Sea Anemone looks like a flower but it's actually a carnivorous animal that eats small fish and shrimp.
The Catholic Church once put a dead Pope on trial.
In Switzerland some people still regularly eat dog and cat meat. It's legal in the country.
There is no Left Brain/Right Brain Divide. It's a myth. They work together.
The death penalty was outlawed in the UK partly because a man was wrongfully executed for the murder of his wife and daughter in 1950.
There are over 500 000 alcohol-related deaths in Russia each year.
A newly-discovered species of rust-eating bacteria will have consumed the wreck of the Titanic within 20 years.
While less than 5 percent of the world's population lives in the U.S. they consume almost 37% of the world's cocaine.
The U.S. spends more money per person on healthcare than any other developed country yet its life expectancy is below average.
Rio de Janeiro's beaches have 1.7 million times the disease-causing viruses of what would be considered hazardous on a California beach.
The city with the most Roll Royces per capita: Hong Kong
NASA engineers asked Sally Ride the first American woman in space if 100 tampons was the right number for her 7-day trip to space.
"Time"is the most commonly used noun in English.
It is illegal for U.S. citizens to eat penguins.
Paul McCartney recorded an ultrasonic whistle audible only to dogs at the end of "A Day in the Life".
There are virtually no differences in brain anatomy between people with autism and those without.
Einstein's Nobel Prize money went to his ex-wife as a divorce settlement.
At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland first prize is the wife's weight in beer.
The Titanic is the only ocean liner to ever be sunk by an iceberg.
Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
Married women among the Dogon people of West Africa would publicly pursue extramarital relationships with encouragement from their mothers.
A panda fur is worth between US$60 000 and US$100 000 on the illegal trade market.
Female harp seals get in groups to have their babies one mating season is over.
The most popular female dog name is Maggie. The most popular male dog name is Max.
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