The Volkswagen was originally called the Strength Through Joy Wagon.
Fingerprints of koalas are similar (in pattern, shape and size) to the fingerprints of humans
The lifespan of a rhinoceros is generally 50 years
More than 70% of men at age 70 are still potent.
The difference between AM and FM radio is that FM is line-of-sight, while AM bounces off the atmosphere (more accurately, the ionosphere). AM stations have to reduce the power of their transmissions at night because the ionosphere lifts with the colder temperatures and lees solar interference.
A Chinese Scientist discovered that the Earth is round during the Han Dynasty by measuring the sun and moon's path in the sky. He recorded this fact down in the imperial records but went unnoticed until it was unearthed recently but Chinese archaeologists.
The national sport of Nauru, a small Pacific island, is lassoing flying birds.
The first country to abolish capital punishment was Austria in 1787.
Dry fish food can make goldfish constipated.
The melting point of cocoa butter is just below the human body temperature, which is why it literally melts in your mouth.
There are over 100 styles of BluBlocker sunglasses available on the market
Seoul, the South Korean capital, just means "the capital" in the Korean language.
Frank Wathernam was the last prisoner to leave Alcatraz prison on March 21, 1963
The average cough comes out of your mouth at 60MPH.
Some in Japan bath in coffee grounds that were fermented with pineapple pulp to improve their skin and reduce wrinkles
The word lethologica describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want
Studies have shown that classical music helps cows produce more milk
The weight of air in a milk glass is about the same as the weight of one aspirin.
There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica and Greenland
Jellyfish have been on Earth for over 650 million years. This is before sharks and dinosaurs
When a person dies, hearing is usually the last sense to go.
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult.
The study of the iris of the eye is called iridology
The famous Indian epic Mahabharata contains almost three million words.
The word earthling was first found in print in 1593.
The Olympics were originally held for the Greek god Zeus
Each year the Pentagon estimates their computer network is hacked about 250,000 times annually
Central air conditioners use 98% more energy than ceiling fans.
There was once a country called Prussia. After World War II, it was divided among Poland, Germany, and the USSR
There is an automobile model called Stutz Bearcat.
The planet Venus spins opposite to the other planets in the solar system
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes
In 1999, a three headed turtle was discovered by Lin Chi-Fa in his pond in Southern Taiwan
The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day
41% of women apply body or hand moisturizer a minimum three times a day
Studies show that divorced women have more trouble starting new relationships than divorced men
Milk chocolate was invented in Switzerland by David Peter in 1876
Mice, whales, elephants, giraffes and man all have seven neck vertebra.
Europeans in the Middle Ages used to call coffee the Arabic Wine
One ton of grapes can produce 720 bottles of wine
It cost the soft drink industry $100 million a year for thefts committed involving vending machines
Lenny Kravitz's mother played the part of 'Helen'on 'The Jeffersons'.
In ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
The hippopotamus has the capability to remain underwater for as long as twenty-five minutes
The turbot fish lays approximately 14 million eggs during its lifetime.
96% of people put the peanut butter on first when making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
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Benefits of Beetroot
The website lovebeetroot.co.uk says the vegetable became popular in Roman times and it was used to treat fever, constipation, wounds, skin problems and was used as an aphrodisiac. Most beetroot on sale is round and red, but yellow, white and stripy versions are available.The beetroot taste is described as sweet, earthy and tender to eat. It is grown in the ground and is related to turnips, swedes and sugar beet. Beetroot has featured in recipes from top chefs including Jamie Oliver and Heston Blumenthal.