Every minute 1.8 million new "likes" are made on Facebook.
Spain had more unemployment in 2013 (27.2%) than the US had during the Great Depression (25%).
Camels chew in a figure 8 pattern.
In 2012 Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez rewarded his 3 000 000th Twitter follower a 19-year old girl with a new home.
The San people of Southern Africa today use the same set of tools that were found in a Cave dating to 44 000 years ago.
A hedgehog’s heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation US golf ball. In the UK its 330.
Steve Jobs never wrote a single line of programming code.
Benjamin Franklin never patented any of his inventions. He reasoned that "we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours; and this we should do freely and generously."
Nelson Mandela was not removed from the U.S. terror watchlist until 2008.
The Eiffel Tower was built for the 1889 Paris Exposition and was not intended to be permanent.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
1 in 40people in Scotland uses cocaine the highest rate in the world.
Neil Armstrong claims he said "one small step for *A* man" when he set foot on the moon and that audio analysis of the recording backs that up and it's been misquoted this entire time.
After defeating the Persians Alexander The Great started dressing like them and took two Persian wives.
1 in 5 people in France has experienced depression making it the most depressed country in the world.
Our lungs and nasal passages have exquisitely tiny hairs called cilia that can "taste" bitter flavors.
Whale milk is 50% fat.
Belarus is the last UN member country in Europe that still uses the death penalty. Convicts are shot with a pistol.
Prince Charles has been first in line as heir to the UK's throne for more than 64 years.
It's scientifically proven that even a small dose of POWER changes how a person's brain operates and diminishes empathy.
In Korea and Japan there is a Cat Cafe where you can go to drink coffee and hang out with cats for hours.
Iran's largest airport had a Star of David embedded into its roof for 30 years until it was discovered through Google Earth.
One pint of donated blood can save up to 3 lives.
60%of South Korean families use professionals to find a name for their babies.
Every cigarette you smoke reduces your expected life span by 11 minutes.
Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. President to be born in a hospital.
You’re born with 300 bones but by the time you become an adult you only have 206.
An average person in the U.S. eats 35 tons of food in a lifetime.
In professional shooting Alcohol is considered to be a performance-enhancing drug because it relaxes you and slows your heart rate enough to give you an edge.
Nearly 6 000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.
Approximately 98% of software in China is pirated.
Led Zeppelin got their name from a fellow musician who said their band would go down like a "lead balloon."
Nepal is the only country that has a non-rectangular flag. It is also asymmetrical.
The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters.
Because of heavy traffic congestion Julius Caesar banned all wheeled vehicles from Rome during daylight hours.
Pilots and flight attendants are twice as likely to get skin cancer melanoma from higher exposure to UV rays.
You can tell the age of a whale by counting the rings in its earwax.
An average person produces about 25 000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime enough to fill two swimming pools.
Dogs were used as messengers in WW1 carrying orders to the front lines in capsules attached to their bodies.
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