About 30% of Canadians rely on getting their water from the ground for their domestic use
In the United States, deaf people have safer driving records than hearing people.
Canada's new flag, with its maple leaf design, was unfurled in 1965 in Ottawa.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.
Every year 4 people in the UK die putting their trousers on.
The heart of an astronaut actually gets smaller when in outer space.
Every year, Mexico City sinks about 10 inches.
Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes.
In Forrest Gump, Gary Sinise's character (Lt. Dan) tells Tom Hanks' character (Forrest Gump) that the day Forrest works on a shrimp boat is the day he'd be an astronaut. The following year, Sinise and Hanks appeared together as astronauts in Apollo 13.
In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces.
A pound of grasshoppers is three times as nutritious as a pound of beef.
The heart of a blue whale is the size of a small car. The tongue of a blue whale is as long as an elephant.
Gargling in public is against the law in Louisiana.
5% of the world population lives in the US but 22% of the world's prisons population are held in the US.
In India, Pajamas are accepted as standard daytime wearing apparel.
Tiger Woods' real first name is Eldrick. His father gave him the nickname Tiger in honor of a South Vietnamese soldier his father had fought alongside with during the Vietnam War.
One out of every 11 workers in North Carolina depends on tobacco for their livelihood .
Over one million Pet Rocks were sold in 1975, makine Gary Dahl, of Los Gatos, California, a millionaire. He got the idea while joking with friends about his pet that was easy to take care of, which was a rock
All mammals, except man and monkey are color blind.
A woman has approximately 4.5 litres of blood in her body, while men have 5.6 litres
JFK's golf clubs sold for $772,500 at a 1996 auction. The buyer was Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Catfish from the Nile River swim upside-down.
In France, the Big Dipper is called the casserole.
In the United Kingdom, three million people play bingo every year
The first scheduled airplane passenger service in the world was between Tampa and St. Petersburg, Fla., in 1914.
In 1985, Pete Rose became the first professional athlete to appear on the front of a Wheaties box.
It's estimated that at any one time around 0.7% of the world's population is drunk.
All the swans in England are property of the Queen.
Harthahorne City Ordinance, Section 363, states that it shall be unlawful to put any hypnotized person in a display window.
Pollsters say that 40% of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.
Assuming that all the offspring survived, 190,000,000,000,000,000,000 flies could be produced in four months by the offspring of a single pair of flies.
Rice is the staple food of more than one-half of the world's population.
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water
Mad About You star Paul Reiser plays the piano on the show's theme song.
The U.S. eastern seaboard consumes almost 50% of all ice cream sandwiches.
"save" icon in Microsoft Office programs shows a floppy disk with the shutter on backwards.
The age of a saguaro cactus is calculated by its height
The fur of the binturong, also known as the Asian Bear Cat, smells like popcorn. The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail
The sun is about three million miles closer to the earth on January 1st than it is on June 1st.
NASDAQ stand for, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations.
Listerine mouthwash can be used as a deoderant. Douse your armpits with it and the smell vanishes within a couple minutes.
State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.
Instead of a birthday cake, many children in Russia are given a birthday pie.
A snail can travel over a razor blade without cutting itself.
Every second, two Barbie dolls are sold somewhere in the world
If Barbie were life-size her measurements would be 39-23-33.She would stand seven feet two inches tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal humans neck.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
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Rules to play Curling
Mens curling was included in the Olympic programme in 1924 at the first Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix. It was then dropped, and later re introduced as a demonstration sport in 1932 in Lake Placid.Between 1936 and 1992, curling was staged at the Games as a demonstration sport in Garmisch Partenkirchen in 1936 and Innsbruck in 1964, under the German name of Eisschiessen; and in 1988 in Calgary and in 1992 in Albertville, with both mens and womens events.It was in Nagano in 1998 that it officially joined the Olympic programme, with both mens and womens competitions.