There are approximately 2,700 different species of mosquitoes
Coconuts kill about 150 people each year. That's more than sharks.
The most widely culticated fruit in the world is the Apple.The second is the Pear.
Bats emit ultrasonic sounds to communicate with each other
The infamous Red Baron was German World War I pilot Manfred von Richthofen.
New York's Central Park is nearly twice the size of the entire country of Monaco.
There are over 3,500 bras hanging behind the bar at Hogs and Heifers, a bar in Manhattan. So many, in fact, that they caused a beam to collapse in the ceiling.
A deltiologist is someone who collects postcards.
One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year'ssupply of footballs.
The average bank teller loses about $250 every year
The first theatre to show motion pictures was the Nickelodeon on June 19, 1905 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was opened by Harry Davis on Smithfield Street
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
Shrimp's hearts are in their heads.
A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball made of rubber.
It took over 4 years to film Milo and Otis to get the animals to do what they were suppose to.
Queen Elizabeth was good friends with William Shakespeare
Bananas were discovered by Alexander the Great in 327 B.C. when he conquered India
The worlds tallest free fall rollercoaster is The Giant Drop located in Australia. The drops is 120 meters which is equivalent to a 39 storey building
A donkey will sink in quicksand but a mule will not.
There are about 125 million multiples (twins, triplets, etc.) worldwide
The #1 peanut producing state is Georgia
The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes bone which is located in the ear
The world's largest palace is the Imperial palace in the heart of Peking,
Crocodiles can snap their jaws in 1/8th of a second and can use over 40 sets of teeth
A wind with a speed of 74 miles or more is designated a hurricane.
The Milky Way's nearest neighbour is 4.3 million light years away - a hundred million times further then the Moon. It is a three-star cluster known as Alpha Centauri.
The shortest word in the English language with all its letters in alphabetical order is the word almost.
By the time they reach grade 12, an American will have been in school for about 17,000 hours
About 1 in 30 people in the U.S. are in jail, on probation, or on parole.
In ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a hooked nose.
Car wash attendants in San Francisco, California may not use old pairs of underwear to wash or dry vehicles.
Only 30% of all human beings can flare their nostrils.
Chameleons change their color by dispersing the concentration of pigment in their skin. This is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. Color changes are determined by external factors such as light and temperature as well as emotions. They do not change color to match their background.
Hawaii is the only US state that grows cacao beans to produce chocolate.
The state official motto of Alaska is North to the Future
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors
You share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world.
The great Gothic cathedral of Milan was started in 1386, and wasn't completed until 1805.
Given the opportunity, deer will chew gum and marijuana.
Half of the entire species of Chameleons occur only in Madagascar, the rest occur in Southern Africa.
The Butterfinger candy bar was first produced by Chicago's Curtiss Candy Co. in 1923. As an advertising ploy, candy bars were dropped from an airplane on cities in 40 states.
An average women has 17 square feet of skin. When a women is in her ninth month of pregnancy she has 18.5 square feet of skin
A directive from a court of law ordering a person to appear before it at a specified date, time and place.
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Chichen Itza was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Terminal Classic period. The archaeological site is located in Tinum Municipality, Yucat