Elephants, lions, and camels roamed Alaska 12,000 years ago.
4727. Animal Facts
Rabbits partially digest the grass they eat and then excrete it as soft, gluey pellets. They then eat these to finish digesting their meal properly.
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.
The longest reigning monarch in history was Pepi II, who ruled Egypt for 90 years; 2566 to 2476 BC. The second longest was France's Louis XIV, who ruled for 72 years, 1643 to 1715.
In the Spanish Pyrenees, when a beekeeper dies, each of his bees is splashed with a drop of Black Ink.
There are about 34,000 species of spiders
Men laugh longer, louder, and more often than women.
Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression than men in the United States
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.
In Nags Headm North Carolina you can be fined for singing out of tune for more than ninety seconds.
A "quidnunc" is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.
The biggest specie of apes are the gorillas.
Early Romans used to use porcupine quills as toothpicks
Eggs sink in water when they are fresh and float when expired.
The monogram RR for Rolls-Royce has never been altered, except for when Sir Henry Royce passed away in 1933. Then it was changed from red to black.
Francis Scott Key wrote the words to The Star-Spangled Banner on the back on an envelope. The music is from an old English drinking song called To Anacreon in Heaven.
One acre of wheat can produce enough bread to feed a family of four people for about ten years
In ancient China people committed suicide by eating a pound of salt.
No species of wild plant produces a flower or blossom that is absolutely black, and so far, none has been developed artificially.
Thanks to the electric light, the average American today sleeps 1.5 hours less each day than Americans of 60 years ago.
Tangerines are named after the Moroccan city of Tangiers.
Brazil produces the most oranges in the world
People living on the east coast prefer creamy peanut butter, while people living on the west coast prefer chunky peanut butter
Babe Ruth hit his first major-league home run on May 6, 1915. He was playing for the Boston Red Sox at the time. 'The Sultan of Swat' went on to smash 714 round-trippers before he retired, as a New York Yankee, in 1935.
Nearly half of all Americans suffer from symptoms of burnout
The Philippines has more than 1,000 regional dialects and two official languages.
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.
According to one survey, 44% of adults have had a one-night stand.
The MGM Grand Hotel of Las Vegas washes 15,000 pillowcases per day.
Church of England has apologized to Charles Darwin 200 years after his birth
4758. Animal Facts
A patch of rainforest soil around the size of this book can hatch 10,000 mosquito eggs.
Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon with his left foot first.
In Thailand, the left hand is considered unclean, so you should not eat with it. Also, pointing with one finger is considered rude and is only done when pointing to objects or animals, never humans.
The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes bone which is located in the ear
Food is so scarce in the Arctic, that wolves don't waste any part of their meals. A wolf will eat every part of an arctic hare, including the skin, fur, and bones.
Pigs cannot sweat because they don't have sweat glands. Instead, they roll around in mud to keep cool.
India is the leading film making country in the world. More than twice as many films are made in India each year than in France, the third highest film producers in the world.
A lost world exists in the Indonesian jungle that is home to dozens of hitherto unknown animal and plant species.
If you can see a rainbow you must have your back to the sun.
80% of people that are on weight loss programs exercise on average three times a week
A Cheetah at full speed takes strides of 8 meters.
On October 15, 1794, the first silver dollar coins were released to be circulated to the public
French artist, Michel Vienkot, uses cow dung as paint when he creates his pictures
Eyes are always the same size from birth but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Coca-Cola's 'Super Pure'Dasani bottled water is just filtered tap water.
7.5 million toothpicks can be created from a cord of wood.
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Traditionally derived in the Parisian slums, French Savate has gruesome roots. Partially drawing from Greek Pankration, Savate focuses on low kicks (rarely above the groin) aimed at breaking an opponent s bones. As one could go to prison for up to six months for hitting someone with a closed fist, this dangerous fighting style utilized open handed blows, especially on the face to stun one s adversary.