In Ireland, a prime minister is a called a Taoiseach
Of married couples, 70% of men and 60% of women have cheated on their spouse
Traditionally, wild cabbage was used as an aphrodisiac
In 1920, 57% of Hollywood movies billed the female star above the leading man. In 1990, only 18% had the leading lady given top billing.
In 1980, the city of Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill
In approximately 18 months, the papaya tree can grow to be 20 feet tall
One of the Bond girls in the James Bond movie, For Your Eyes Only, used to be a man
There is over 70,000,000 rats in New York, That is an average of about 9 rats per person
An elephant can smell water 3 miles away.
When ants find food, they lay down a chemical trail, called a pheromone, so that other ants can find their way from the nest to the food source.
There is a way of writing 1 by using all ten single-digit numbers at once: 148/296 + 35/70 = 1.
The largest cultivated crop in the United States is corn
Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches per year.
In an authentic Chinese meal, the last course is soup because it allows the roast duck entree to swim toward digestion.
98% of houses in the United States have at least one television set
In Florida it is illegal to fish while driving across a bridge.
There is a 6-foot tall stone monument dedicated to the cartoon character Popeye in Crystal City, TX. .
On average, Americans spend $1300 on utility bills annually
Until the time of Michelangelo, many sculptors colored their statues, and most from ancient Greece and Rome at one time had been painted or polychromed. Over the course of years, rain washed the colors off the marble.
A honey bee travels an estimated 43,000 miles to gather one pound of honey. A pound of honey consists of 29,184 drops.
In New York City, approximately 1,600 people are bitten by other humans every year.
Watermelon is considered a good gift to give a host in Japan and China
The first person to go over Niagara falls was Annie Edson-Taylor. She made the trip in a wooden barrel and survived.
You can tape a small mirror onto a cone speaker, play music and shine a laser on to the mirror and the reflection will look like a laser light show on your wall.
250 to 300 million cell phones are being used in the U.S.
On average, the Pentagon uses 666 rolls of toilet paper in one day
A full moon is nine times brighter than a half moon.
Ancient Egyptians believed that onions would keep evil spirits away
The word vaccine comes from the Latin word vacca, which means cow. This name was chosen because the first vaccination was derived from cowpox which was given to a boy.
For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier.
When the moon is directly over your head, you weigh slightly less.
Yahoo. was originally called 'Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web'.
Bill Bowerman, the co-founder of the shoe company Nike, got his first shoe idea after staring at a waffle iron. This gave him the idea of using squared spikes to make the shoes lighter
Seventy-one percent of households report they have at least one snorer. Forty-five percent of those surveyed admit they snore, 35% said their partner snores, 12% said their child snores and 9% reported their pet snores
Cubic Zirconia is 55% heavier than real diamonds.
Coffee beans are similar to grapes that produce wine in that they are affected by the temperature, soil conditions, altitude, rainfall, drainage, and degree of ripeness when picked.
The sound you here when you put a seashell next to your ear is not the ocean, but blood flowing through your head.
Wine will spoil if exposed to light; hence tinted bottles.
A man's capacity to get and maintain an erection decreases gradually as he ages.
The numbers "
72" can be found on the back of the US 5 dollar bill, in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
A newborn koala finds its way to the mother's pouch by following a trail of saliva.
Bile produced by the liver is responsible for making your feces a brownish, green colour
The only U.S. president to be born on the fourth of July was Calvin Coolidge.
A galactic year is 250 million Earth-years. This is the time it takes for our solar system to make one revolution around the Milky Way Galaxy.
The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
In the 20th century, over three million people have died from earthquakes
Andrew Jackson spent most of his adult life with a bullet no more than two inches away from his heart as a result of a duel he fought before becoming President.
The most common injury in bowling is a sore thumb.
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