Termites outweigh humans by almost ten to one.
On average people who complain live longer. Releasing the tension increases immunity and boosts their health.
Nelson Mandela has a cameo in the 1992 movie "Malcolm X" as a teacher reciting one of the civil rights activist's speeches.
The World's Biggest Mall located in China is 99% empty.
Without your pinky finger you would lose about 50% of your hand strength.
In “Silence of the Lambs” Hannibal Lector (Anthony Hopkins) never blinks.
A “2 by 4″ is really 1 1/2 by 3 1/2.
The weird bright dots you see floating when you look at the sky are your white blood cells.
Around 24 billion pairs of chopsticks are used in Japan each year.
51% of Americans fear snakes most than any other thing in the world.
A woodpecker can peck 20 times per second.
The cost to construct a new Golden Gate Bridge today would be approximately US$1.2 billion.
Although modern images of India often show poverty and lack of development India was the richest country on earth until the time of British invasion in the early 17th Century.
1 billion people still defecate in the open in the absence of a toilet.
Lobsters are considered to be the cockroaches of the sea.
The last words of Henry Royce co-founder of Rolls-Royce were actually: "I wish I'd spent more time in the office."
The city of Melbourne Australia used to be called Batmania.
The atomic bomb explosion at Hiroshima was generated by matter weighing no more than a paper clip.
95% of people text things they could never say in person.
Sign Language is one of three official languages of New Zealand.
Slandering or defaming the Royal family in Spain can carry a sentence of up to two years in prison.
A British teacher in Sudan was arrested because she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear "Muhammad".
During a visit to Egypt in 2012 Hillary Clinton was pelted with tomatoes and shoes while the protesters chanted "Monica Monica".
Only 2% of women describe themselves as beautiful.
Texas declared its independence from Mexico in 1836and became a Republic until it joined the U.S. in 1845.
A polar bear’s outer fur is called ‘guard hair’.
A line of descendants of Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II was brought to Spain and became part of the Spanish nobility holding the title of "Duke of Moctezuma de Tultengo."
Memories take hold better during sleep.
The record for the longest period without sleep is 11 days.
A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.
To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaw, push your thumb into its eyeballs-it will let you go instantly.
If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop.
An average swimming pool loses 1 000 gallons (3 785 L) a month to evaporation and other causes.
The least corrupt countries in the world are New Zealand and Denmark according to the Corruptions Perception Index.
103countries have abolished the death penalty. Notable exceptions include the U.S. Japan and China.
According to Douglas Adams a Salween is the faint taste of dishwashing liquid in a cup of fresh tea.
It is illegal for U.S. citizens to eat penguins.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison.
On August 16 2013 Google went down for 5 minutes and in that time the global Internet traffic dropped by 40%.
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