The February of 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
Manicuring the nails has been done by people for more than 4,000 years
Approximately 70 percent of the earth is covered by water. Only 1 percent of this water is drinkable.
Frozen lobsters can come back to life when thawed.
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
Some large clouds store enough water for 500,000 showers.
Belize is the only country in the world with a jaguar preserve
Orgies were originally religious events. They were originally offerings to the gods
About 30% of American admit to talking to their dogs or leaving messages on their answering machines for their dogs while they are away
It s a common practice in southern India for a man to marry his elder sister s daughter.
Goldfish swallowing started at Harvard in 1939.
The average American kid will eat approximately 1.500 peanut butter sandwiches by high school graduation
There was a 19th century Native American tribal chief who went under the name, Not Able to Fornicate.
People have the tendency to chew the food on the side that they most often use their hand
According to the film's animators, you'll see 6,469,952 black spots every time you watch 101 Dalmatians.
The word samba means to rub navels together.
7372. Animal Facts
Driver ants and army ants both march in massive colonies and will strip to the bones any animal they come across. They'll even tackle a wounded crocodile or lion that can't get away. Driver ants slash at their victims who eventually bleed to death from thousands of tiny cuts.
Minors in Kansas City, Missouri, are not allowed to purchase cap pistols, but they can buy shotguns.
In Britain, there are approximately 50,000 pubs with 17,000 different names
The first ever World Summit on Toilets was held in Singapore in November 2001
In 1657, the first chocolate house was opened in London, England. The cost of chocolate was about 13 shillings per pound and was a drink that only the elite enjoyed
The lead in a normal pencil would draw a line of 35 miles.
7378. Animal Facts
A starfish can turn its stomach inside out, pushing it out through its mouth opening.
In the U.S., more than 10% of lottery prizes go unclaimed.
¥ Every year, the Moon moves a further 3.82cm from the Earth.
27 percent of U.S. male college students believe life is a meaningless existential hell. (big surprise, eh?)
The sentence the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog uses every letter in the english language
Methane gas can often be seen bubbling up from the bottom of ponds. It is produced by the decomposition of dead plants and animals in the mud.
Male owls weigh less and are smaller than female owls
According to an age old custom, carrying a dead shrew in your pocket wards off rheumatism.
When Disneyland opened in 1955, Tomorrowland represented a city from 1986.
Women who are housewives are, as a whole, more faithful than working women.
The word gargoyle comes down from the Old French: gargouille, meaning throat or gullet. This is also the origin of the word gargle. The word describes the sound produced as water passes the throat and mixes with air. In early architecture, gargoyles were decorative creatures on the drains of cathedrals.
An adult Gold Frog measures to be 9.8 millimeters in body length
Over 90% of all fish caught are caught in the northern hemisphere.
The hottest chile in the world is the habanero.
There are only four words in the English language that end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
One out of every five births in the United States are delivered by Cesarean section
Reptiles do not perspire, and do not have any oil glands
The largest known hailstone to have fallen was in Germany in 1925, which weighed close to four and a half pounds.
In 1961, Italian artist Piero Manzoni packed his feces in cans, signed and mounted them, and then sold them as art
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letteris uncopyrightable.
In 1938, Hewlett-Packard became the first corporation to move to Silicon Valley.
The Super Bowl is so popular that it is the number on at-home party event of the year
Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.
Asthma and isthmi are the only six-letter words that begin and end with a vowel and have no other vowels between.
The most disliked vegetable by Americans is Brussels sprouts
1 kg (2.2 pounds) of lemons contain more sugar than 1 kg of strawberries.
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