Despite the title most of the dinosaurs from "Jurassic Park" lived during the Cretaceous period.
Cats can hear ultrasound.
Hair is made from the same substance as fingernails.
The logo of the Royal New Zealand Air Force is the Kiwi a flightless bird.
In 2002 a 15-year-old boy inspired by 9/11 stole an airplane and flew it into a skyscraper in Tampa Florida. He was the only death.
In 2010 a Canadian man rescued a newborn baby from a dumpster only to find out he was the father.
After the Titanic sank the families of the band members were billed By White Star Line for the cost of the uniforms worn as the band members died.
An average human loses about 200 head hairs per day.
The color Orange is named after the Orange fruit but before that it was called geoluread (yellow-red).
The volume of the Earth’s moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific Ocean.
72%of Spain speaks Spanish. The rest speaks Catalan Galician Basque and others.
Constipation-related health-care costs total US$6.9 billion per year in the U.S.
In the last 4000 years no new animals have been domesticated.
There will be a 50% increase in lightning strikes by 2100 if global warming continues according to a scientific report.
More Guinness beer is drunk in Nigeria than Ireland.
In 1949 forecasting the relentless march of science Popular Mechanics said computers in the future may weigh no more than 5 tons.
American astronauts have been able to vote in elections from space since 1997.
Abraham Lincoln Created The Secret Service The Day He Was Shot.
The eruption of Krakatoa in 1883 was the loudest sound in recorded history heard 3 000 miles (4800 KM) away.
A group of owls is called a parliament.
In 1999 the U.S. government paid the Zapruder family US$16 million for the film of JFK's assassination.
Canada is the second largest country in the world right after Russia.
Dogs and elephants are the only animals that seem to instinctively understand pointing.
Rudyard Kipling living in Vermont in the 1890′s invented the game of snow golf. He would paint his golf balls red so that they could be located in the snow.
According to the Vatican you can reduce the time you spend in purgatory by following the pope on Twitter.
100 years ago most Americans used to spend 43% of each day working just to get food. Now it's just 7%.
When Montenegro became independent from Yugoslavia its Internet domain name went from .yu to .me.
The average ocean depth is 2.5 miles (4 km).
A python can swallow a rabbit whole and may eat as many as 150 mice in a six-month period.
Nigeria has more English speakers than the United Kingdom.
Sweden banned spanking and other corporal punishments of children in 1979.
Orb spiders mummify their prey before they kill it.
Bill Gates was arrested in New Mexico in 1977 for jumping a red light and driving without a licence.
40%of Greater London is green space.
Cats can become addicted to tuna and refuse to eat anything else becoming what's known as 'tuna junkies.'
The poorest place in the U.S. is Allen South Dakota where 96% are Native American.
Noah and Emma were the most popular names in the U.S. for boys and girls respectively in 2014.
Italian serial killer Leonarda Cianciulli was famous for turning victims into tea cakes and serving them to guests.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown in Russia from 32 000-year-old seeds.
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