Your stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks so that it doesn’t digest itself.
Having an orgasm at least 3 times a week cuts in half the likelihood of coronary heart disease.
Manhattan comes from a word in the Lenape language that means "Island of many hills".
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for 2 hours.
In 2014 about 89% of Google's US$66 billion in revenue came from advertising.
It is possible to set up a holiday meal inside a car's engine compartment and drive long enough to fully cook all of the food.
In Japan there are more pets than children.
Teddy Roosevelt volunteered for service in World War I ten years after having served as U.S. president.
The word "coffee" comes from the Arabic for "wine of the bean".
There are four times as many abandoned houses as there are homeless people in New York City.
There are no ants in Iceland, Greenland, and Antarctica.
Women cry on average between 30 and 64 times a year while men cry between 6 and 17 times.
Abraham Lincoln actually hated to be called "Abe."
An 11-Year-Old Girl Convinced Abraham Lincoln to Grow His Beard.
The U.S. has 19 aircraft carriers compared to the rest of the world's 12 aircraft carriers combined.
Uruguay became in 2013 the first country in the world to make it legal to grow sell and consume marijuana.
Scars continue to look the same year after year because while skin cells are replaced periodically the underlying collagen is not.
Rapper Tupac's ashes were mixed with weed and smoked by the members of his hip hop band.
At age 10 Mussolini was expelled from a religious boarding school in Italy for stabbing a classmate in the hand.
The average toilet uses 6 litres (1.6 gal) of clean water in a single flush.
400-quarter pounders can be made from 1 cow.
There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building.
Red Wine Kills Cancer Cells.
Turtles, water snakes, crocodiles, alligators, dolphins, whales, and other water going creatures will drown if kept underwater too long.
The common basilisk is also known as the "Jesus Christ Lizard" for its ability to run on the surface of water.
The chemical elements that make up your body are worth around US$160.
The honey bee has been around for 30 million years.
Sweden had a Charles VIIbut no Charles I to VI.
It costs approximately $10,000 to train a federally certified search and rescue dog.
China has more internet users on mobile devices than on PCs.
Bolivia has 37 official languages.
The last time somebody died from a spider bite in Australia was in 1981.
The skin is 64% water muscles and kidneys are 79% and even the bones are watery: 31%.
More Germans were killed by the Russians in the Battle of Stalingrad alone than were killed during the entire WW2 by America.
55.1% of all US prisoners are in prison for drug offenses.
WW2 Flight Sergeant Nicholas Alkemade survived a fall from 18 000 feet (5 500 m) without a parachute suffering only a sprained leg.
Hippo’s sweat is pink.
The average person spends 3 months of its lifetime sitting on the toilet.
Listerine was invented in 1879 as a surgical antiseptic and later sold as a floor cleaner and a cure for gonorrhea.
There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth.
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