Horseshoe crab blood is worth US$15 000/L due to its ability to detect bacteria.
When awake the human brain produces enough electricity to power a small light bulb.
French poodles did not originate in France – they came from Germany.
Jim Morrison of the 60′s rock group The Doors was the first rock star to be arrested on stage.
A Penny costs 2.4 cents to manufacture.
Young beavers stay with their parents for the first two years of their lives before going out on their own.
There are about 500 000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year. 100 000 of those can be felt and 100 of them cause damage.
51% Of People Think Stormy Weather Affects Cloud Computing.
Parking takes up as much as 14% of all land-use in Los Angeles County.
The only thing left on Bill Gates' bucket list is not to die.
There is an average of 61 000 people airborne over the US at any given moment.
If the Sun were the size of a beach ball in Space then Jupiter would be the size of a golf ball and the Earth would be as small as a pea.
The "smell of rain" is caused by a bacteria called actinomycetes.
The most poisonous fish in the world is the stone fish.
In France there’s a place called Y.
The World's Oldest Dress was found in Egypt and it is 5 000 years old.
Canis lupus lupus is the scientific name for a grey wolf.
Dyeing pets to look like other wild animals is a trend in China.
About 300 couples marry in Las Vegas every day.
Before trees were common the Earth was covered with giant mushrooms.
The official color of the Golden Gate Bridge is called International Orange.
There's one kosher butcher in Cuba. Fidel Castro personally allowed him to stay and serve 1 500 people practicing Judaism.
63 Earths can fit inside Uranus.
In 2005 A Chinese company used skin harvested from the corpses of executed convicts to develop beauty products for sale in Europe.
There is a 180-foot (55-meter) long stuffed pink bunny on top of a hill in Italy.
Happy as a clam is from the expression happy as a clam at high tide. Clams are only harvested when the tide is out.
In 2012 divers discovered a 2 000-year-old Roman shipwreck that was so well preserved even the food was intact in its storage jars.
Trained Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer with 98% accuracy.
About 20 million Americans live in mobile homes.
Male kangaroos flex their biceps to impress females.
A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
“Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
Elvis Presley is considered the best-selling individual artist of all time with over 500 million records sold.
So many Facebook photos and videos are uploaded via mobile that it takes up 27% of upstream web traffic.
Benjamin Franklin invented the bifocals eyeglasses in 1784.
Angelina Jolie's breast cancer announcement doubled the number of women being tested in its first few months.
A cooling cap can prevent breast cancer patients facing chemotherapy from losing their hair.
Relative to size the strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
In China it is mandatory that cosmetic products are tested on animals while in Europe it's prohibited.
Actor Sean Bean has died on 32% of his movies the highest percentage of any living actor of note.
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