Butte County South Dakota is the geographical center of the U.S.
A man named Robert Lane named his two sons "Winner" and "Loser."Winner grew up to be a criminal and Loser became a detective.
Two zebras died of hunger in a zoo in Palestine and were replaced with donkeys painted with black and white stripes.
Charles Darwin Ate Every Animal He Discovered.
Most young fireflies feed on nectar and pollen, although adult fireflies do not need to eat to survive.
Marco Hort has the world record for fitting 264 straws in his mouth at once!
In Japan there are more pets than children.
Ever wonder where the term Work Smarter…Not Harder originated? Allan F. Mogensen the creator of Work Simplification coined the phrase in the 1930′s. The 1990′s equivalent term is probably Business Process Reengineering.
The value of Pi will be officially “rounded down” to 3.14 from 3.14159265359 on December 31 1999.
In the U.S Frisbees outsell footballs baseballs and basketballs combined.
Karoke means empty orchestra in Japanese.
Indian actor Brahmanandam Kanneganti had a role in more than 1000 films a world record.
Women in Niger have an average of 7 children the world's highest rate.
Men sweat up to twice as much as women.
359 years after the Catholic Church forced Galileo Galilei to recant his theory that the Earth moves around the Sun it declared he was right in 1992.
Go. is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
Alabama was the first state in the United States to officially recognize Christmas in 1836.
It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
World speed reading champion Anne Jones read all 607 pages of the last Harry Potter book in just 47 minutes.
In Nevada it is illegal to kiss with a mustache.
It would take 1 200 000 mosquitoes each sucking once to completely drain the average human of blood.
Couples who live together before engagement have a higher divorce rates than those who wait.
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.
Google has a version of their site translated into the language of the Klingons from Star Trek.
There's a 10 000-seat replica of Solomon's Temple in Sao Paulo Brazil.
African elephants have the best sense of smell in the animal kingdom.
Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds.
Twitter's bird is called Larry.
Two F16 pilots went on a suicide mission to stop Flight 93 on 9/11. In the end the flight's passengers took the plane down.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
Elephants are scared of bees.
In October 1941 more than 50 000 Jews were killed by Romanian troops in what is now known as the "Odessa massacre."
You can start a fire with ice.
The Queen of England owns a McDonald's near Buckingham Palace.
McDonald's first menu items were hot dogs not hamburgers.
A new skyscraper is built in China every five days.
"Pistanthrophobia" is the fear of trusting people due to bad past experiences.
The island of Manhattan was purchased from American Indian people in 1626 for about US$1 000 in modern currency.
Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year
Up to 19 girls can be crammed into a smart car.
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