Blue eyes tend to be more sensitive to light.
More people are killed annually by donkeys than airplane crashes.
Snakes kill 100 000 people every year.
1 IN 8 American workers has been employed by McDonald's.
A San Francisco Highway Patrol Officer called Kevin Briggs has talked approximately 200 people out of suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge since 1994.
In Finland slot machines are monopolized by a non-profit company that gives all its earnings to charity.
The first magazine ever seen was launched in 1663 in Germany.
North Korea uses a fax machine to send threats to South Korea.
The surface of the Earth is about 60% water and 10% ice.
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.
The word "mortgage" comes from a French word that means "death contract".
Panphobia is the fear of everything… which is a pretty unlucky phobia to have.
Gorillas can catch human colds and other illnesses.
The "new car smell" is composed of over 50 volatile organic compounds.
Dolphins can eat up to 30 pounds of fish a day.
More people commit suicide in New York City than are murdered.
12% of Americans think Joan of Arc was Noah's wife from the Bible.
In 2011 a small town in Spain on the brink of financial ruin bet on the world's biggest lottery and won.
Norway introduced Salmon Sushi to the Japanese in the 80s.
Tuberculosis killed 1.5 million people worldwide in 2014 making it a larger cause of death than AIDS.
1 in 4 adults in Swaziland Africa are infected with HIV.
Dogs have sweat glands in between their paws.
Goats were the first animals to be used for milk by humans.
African elephants have bigger ears than Indian elephants.
In 1961 MIT student Steve Russell created SPACEWARS the first interactive computer game on a Digital PDP-1 (Programmed Data Processor-1) mainframe computer. Limited by the computer technology of the time ASCII text characters were the ‘graphics’ and people could only play the game on a device that took up the floorspace of a small house.
A man was jailed and fined US$1500 in Oregon U.S.A. for collecting rainwater because it is considered ‘property of the state'.
There's one kosher butcher in Cuba. Fidel Castro personally allowed him to stay and serve 1 500 people practicing Judaism.
"Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to God" was Benjamin Franklin's suggested motto for the Great Seal of the U.S.
A cat’s jaw cannot move sideways.
The word "bride" comes from an old proto-germanic word meaning "to cook".
In 2015 a 4-year-old searching for fossils found 100 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones.
In West Bengal India cows must have a Photo ID Card.
Poisoned milk killed Abraham Lincoln's mother when he was 9 years old.
Hawaii's largest-ever earthquake occurred in 1868 and the aftershocks are still being observed.
In 2006, 253 fish-species were listed as critically endangered.
Approximately 75% of human feces is made of water.
There were over 10 million koalas before British settlers arrived in Australia. Now there are around 43 000 in the wild.
Prostitution is illegal in Israel yet 12 000 women work in the sex trade along with roughly 1 000 men.
Guinea pigs and rabbits can’t sweat.
The U.S. has more people of Norwegian descent than Norway.
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