The catfish has over 27000 taste buds (more than any other animal)
In 1825 Upper Peru became Bolivia.
The boomslang snake's venom causes you to bleed from all holes of your body.
Cherophobia is the fear of being too happy because "something tragic" will happen.
New Zealand is the fastest country in the world to start a business: just one day.
The CIA operation to invade Cuba and take down Castro was dubbed "Operation Castration."
The American secret service tried to spike Hitler's food with female hormones to feminize him.
Recycling aluminium saves 95% of the energy cost of processing new aluminium.
The strongest creatures on Earth are gonorrhea bacteria. They can pull 100 000 times their own body weight.
The area where military personnel socializes and eat is called a "mess".
Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
The number of Chinese killed by the Japanese during WW2 is greater than the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust.
Trained Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer with 98% accuracy.
The first toilet ever seen on television was on “Leave It to Beaver.”
The average person in Argentina spends over 20 hours a week listening to the radio the most of any country a survey found.
Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
There are about 7500 000 000 000 000 000 grains of sand on Earth.
The top six foods that make your fart are beans, corn, bell peppers, cauliflower, cabbage and milk!
The dumbest dog in the world is the Afghan hounds.
There is a prison in Bolivia where inmates rent their own cells can live with their families charge tourists for tours and at one point produced almost all the cocaine in Bolivia.
In the early years of the 20th century horses were causing so much pollution with their poop that cars were seen as the "green" alternative.
"Stayin' Alive" has the optimum tempo for performing CPR on someone who has just suffered a heart attack.
At least 400 descendants of Nazis have converted to Judaism and moved to Israel.
At the time of its construction the Eiffel Tower was the tallest building in the world.
The average person spends about two years on the phone in a lifetime.
After World War I there were so few men in Germany that only 1 in 3 women would find a husband.
In 2001 Argentina had 5 presidents in 10 days.
The International Space Station is about the size of a football field.
Dolphins have the longest memory in the animal kingdom.
Nowhere in the Bible does it say there were three wise men just three gifts.
Roles are reversed on Emperor Penguin: the Male incubates the egg while she goes out to feed.
For 214 years until 2012 it was illegal in Paris France for women to wear trousers.
There are more public libraries than McDonald's in the U.S.
The U.S. military has a 26-page manual on baking brownies and oatmeal cookies.
Norway's public Universities are free for students from anywhere in the world.
John Adams 2nd president of the USA started smoking at the age of eight.
Sleep deprivation affects the brain in multiple ways that can impair judgment and slow reaction.
Arabic numerals are not really Arabic; they were created in India.
Nigeria has more English speakers than the United Kingdom.
Women have more taste buds than men.
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