The area where military personnel socializes and eat is called a "mess".
The whole Harry Potter series contains 199 chapters 4 224 pages and 1 090 739 words and has been made into 19 hours and 39 minutes of film.
In 2010 the country of Ghana in Africa banned the sale of second hand underwear.
The Beatles used to be called Johnny and the Moondogs.
The odds of dying in a car accident are around 1 in 5 000.
Estimates for the total number of people killed in wars throughout all of human history range from 150 million to 1 billion.
Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance in the world at 0.08988g/cc. Hydrogen solid is the most dense substance in the world at 70.6g/cc.
One-third of Italians have never used the Internet.
The Japanese authorities constructed a fence around a volcano at Mount Mihara to stop a trend of over 2000 people committing suicide by jumping in.
Cats are America's most popular pets: there are 88 million cats compared to 74 million dogs.
It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
An adult lion’s roar is so loud; it can be heard up to five miles away.
20%of women in the U.S. earn at least $5 000 more than their spouse.
The Vatican does not recognize the People's Republic of China as a legitimate state of China.
If everyone in the world washed their hands properly a million lives could be saved a year.
People who endure more than 45-minute commute are 40% more likely to divorce.
In 1953 a North Korean fighter pilot defected to South Korea with his MiG-15 and was rewarded with US$100 000 by the U.S.
HP Printer black ink is more expensive than blood.
White Chocolate isn't technically Chocolate as it contains no cocoa solids or cocoa liquor.
A natural predator of the Moose is the Killer Whale. They have been known to prey on moose swimming around America's Northwest Coast.
Iquitos Peru is the largest city in the world inaccessible by road. It's located deep in the Amazon rainforest and has over 400 000 people.
The Chinese smoking population is higher than the entire population of the U.S.
While you sleep your brain filters out noises that might wake you up if it doesn't think you're in danger.
About 7% of all the potatoes grown in the U.S. are turned into McDonald's fries.
The most common name in Italy is Mario Rossi.
In Quebec there is an old law that states margarine must be a different color than butter.
Koalas hug treesto cool off on hot days.
Over 16 000 religious festivals across Spain are said to involve animal cruelty. About 60 000 animals die every year on them.
The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments
It is much easier for dogs to learn spoken commands if they are given in conjunction with hand signals or gestures.
In 1974 Kim Il-sung took 1 000 Volvo sedans from Sweden to North Korea and never paid for them.
Rugby North Dakota is the geographical center of North America.
The world's first underground park will be inaugurated in 2018 in New York.
If you eat a polar bear liver you'll die. Humans can't handle that much vitamin A.
Moon landing conspiracy theories were proven wrong in 2011 when a NASA probe revealed high-resolution photos of the Apollo Moon landing sites.
Over 90% of American movies made before 1929 are lost no copies are known to exist.
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley’s gum.
The room of a WW1 French soldier is still untouched since 1918.
A dog’s shoulder blades are unattached to the rest of the skeleton to allow greater flexibility for running.
Neptune was mathematically predicted before it was directly observed based on the orbit of Uranus.
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