In the 1980s the Statue of Liberty was found to suffer galvanic corrosion meaning it had turned into a giant battery due to its paint and metal being exposed to salt water.
Gopher snakes in Arizona are not poisonous but when frightened they may hiss and shake their tails like rattlesnakes.
Apple has more operating cash than the U.S. Treasury.
Unspayed females dogs only go into heat twice a year.
8 people were crushed to death and 2000 people injured following the funeral procession of Eva Peron in Argentina.
If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop.
In Iran a law from 2013 allows Men to marry their 13-year-old adopted daughters.
The Golden Temple in India feeds a vegetarian meal to over 100 000 people a day regardless of race religion and class.
If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop – they use their tails for balance.
A dog’s shoulder blades are unattached to the rest of the skeleton to allow greater flexibility for running.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds
Bill Cosby spoke out against giving the death penalty to the man who shot and killed his own son.
1 billion people speak English. That's 1 in every 7 on earth.
“I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Libraries.
A crocodiles tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth.
A ‘jiffy’ is a unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
The starfish is the only animal capable of turning its stomach inside-out.
American astronauts have been able to vote in elections from space since 1997.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour making them one of the fastest insects. This is good since they are in a big hurry as they only live about twenty-four hours.
According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg.
It takes the average McDonald's employee 7 months to earn what a CEO makes in an hour.
An estimated 80% of animals on Earth have six legs.
In 1961 Robert F Kennedy said the U.S. would have a black president within 40 years.
In English-speaking countries the most popular names for dogs are Max and Molly.
There were 240 pedestrian fatalities in New York City in 1994.
When notified of his selection for the Nobel Martin Luther King Jr. announced he would turn over the prize money to the furtherance of the civil rights movement.
Humans use a total of 72 different muscles in speech.
The Romans used to make toothpaste from urine.
Tigers can see 6 times better at night than humans.
Julius Caesar Mark Antony and Octavian all made pilgrimages to Alexander the Great's tomb in Alexandria.
On her 120th birthday the oldest person ever recorded said: "I only have one wrinkle and I'm sitting on it."
The Bible contains plenty of puns funny names humorous imagery sarcasm and irony.
"Usnavi" is a personal name in Cuba after "US Navy" ships that visited the country in the 1970s.
All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
53%of all American workers make less than US$30 000 a year.
The male goat is called a “buck” or “billy”.
North American oysters do not make pearls of any value.
The world's first underground park will be inaugurated in 2018 in New York.
Ballroom dancing is a major at Brigham University.
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