Tigers have striped skin not just striped fur.
The largest population of Catholics in the world is not in Italy nor Spain. It's in Brazil: 123 million 64% of its population.
There are species of ants that enslave other ants.
India has the world's lowest meat consumption per person.
Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide.
The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil will be the first time a South American country has the right to host them.
A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
In rich countries obesity is more common among the less educated but in poor countries obesity is more common among the highly educated.
Sharon Stone was the first Star Search spokes model.
A giraffe's neck is too short to reach the ground so it has to awkwardly spread its front legs or kneel to reach the ground and drink water.
In 1492 the Catholic monarchs of Spain issued a decree banning all Jews from Spain. Sultan Bayezid a Muslim sent the Ottoman navy to Spain to rescue the Jews from Spanish persecution.
South Africa is called the "Rainbow Nation" because it has 11 official languages.
Most young fireflies feed on nectar and pollen, although adult fireflies do not need to eat to survive.
Every 90 seconds one woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth.
Taking cocaine increases the chance of having a heart attack within the hour by 2 400%.
China has the most goats in the world, they have over 170 Million.
North Korea has 51 "Social Categories" ranked by their loyalty to the regime.
Before they’re even born, sand tiger sharks eat their twin brothers and sisters!
Germany made its final reparations payment from the WW1 Treaty of Versailles in 2010.
71%of people in China measure success by the things they own making it the world's most materialistic country.
Louis XIX was King of France for just 20 minutes.
There are Victoria's Secret models from every continent except Antarctica.
A tiger's roar can be heard as far as 1.8 miles (3 km) away.
In the U.S. there's an official Rock Paper Scissors League.
A piece of paper can be folded no more then 9 times.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
In 2014 Dubai launched a program that pays children 2 grams of gold for every kilogram (2.2 pounds) of weight they lose.
Christian Atheists believe in the teachings of Christ but not that they were divinely inspired. They see Jesus as a humanitarian and philosopher rather than the "son of God."
Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg donated US$1 billion to charity in 2013 making him the biggest charitable donor in the U.S.
By 2023 the average US$1 000 laptop will be just as fast as the human brain according to Ray Kurzweil.
If uncoiled the DNA in all the cells in your body would stretch 10 billion miles from here to Pluto and back.
30 000 children took part of a "Children's Crusade" to capture Jerusalem in 1212 AD. Most died in the journey or were sold into slavery.
Most streets in Japan have no name.
1 in 8 Americans has worked at a McDonalds restaurant.
The Latin name for moose is alces alces.
Abraham Lincoln is the only U.S. president to have obtained a patent.
It’s estimated that at any one time around 0.7% of the world’s population is drunk.
The courts in New Zealand allowed a child to be named "Number 16 Bus Shelter."
The youngest soldier to serve during WW1 was only 8 years old.
Your body has enough iron in it to make a metal nail 3 inches long.
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