False Bay, on the southern tip of Africa and close to Cape Town, South Africa, is a breeding ground for great white sharks, which feed off the thousands of seals in the bay. However, it is the only area in the known world in which these sharks are known to breach - they attack the seals by coming up vertically, often leaping clear of the water with their prey in their mouths
The first percussion instrument introduced to an orchestra was the kettledrums, then called the timpani, in the 1600s.
Tug of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of old when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.
The Hollywood sign was first erected in 1923. It was first erected as Hollywoodland.
In the United Kingdom, three million people play bingo every year
Moses Malone was the first basketball player to go directly from high school to a professional American team.
Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches
It is said that grapefruit got its name because it grows like grapes in clusters. One cluster can have up to 25 grapefruits
An agreement between two countries.
BVD stands for the organizers of the company: Bradley, Voorhies, and Day.
Bill Gates began programming computers at age 13
All 17 children of Queen Anne died before her.
Tomato ketchup is a good conditioner for the hair. It also helps get the greenish tinge that some blonde haired people get after swimming in water with chlorine in it
On July 4, 1776 (signing of the Declaration of Independence), King George III of England noted in his diary: Nothing of importance happened today.
Bookkeeper is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters
The largest cereal company in the world is Quaker Oats, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
Armadillos breed in July, but get pregnant in November after delaying implantation. This allows the young to be born during the spring when there is an abundance of food
December 1972 U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan becomes the last person to set foot on the moon.
The smallest island with country status is Pitcairn in Polynesia, at just 1.75 square miles.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
In Seattle, Washington, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is over six feet in length.
There are 53 Lego bricks manufactured for each person in the world.
The 1st Academy Awards were presented in 1927.
Warren Beatty once worked as a rat-catcher.
The name for Oz in the Wizard of Oz was thought up when the creator Frank Baum looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N and O-Z.
Bowling was invented in egypt around 5,000 b.c.
In 1978, emilio marco palma was the first person to be born in the antarctic.
Armadillos, opossums, and sloth's spend about 80% of their lives sleeping.
Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second.
In one gram of soil, about ten million bacteria live in it
Our galaxy has approximately 250 billion stars.
The only state to grow pineapples is Hawaii
Honey is the only food that doesn't spoil.
Females have a wider peripheral vision than males.
Some toothpastes and deodorants contain the same chemicals found in antifreeze
The Great Comet of 1843 had a tail that was over 300 kilometres long.
England once had a Prime Minister who was only 24 years old. He was William Pitt, elected in 1783.
Thelma pickles was john lennon's first girlfriend.
If you love coffee and drink 100 cups in four hours,you will probably die from caffeine poisoning.
There are 293 steps to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
A honeybee can fly at fifteen miles per hour.
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