If you shake a can of mixed nuts, the larger ones will rise to the top.
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult.
Approximately 55% of movies released are Rated R
Flamingos are able to fly at a speed of approximately 55 kilometers an hour. In one night they can travel about 600 km
Owls are the only birds that can see the colour blue.
Seven of the eight US Presidents who have died in office either through illness or assassination were elected at precisely 20-year intervals.
Owen Falls Lake is the largest man-made lake in the world
Hollywood fashion tip: wearing yellow makes you look bigger on camera; green, smaller. It takes a drop of ocean water more than 1,000 years to circulate around the world.
The can opener was invented 48 years after the can.
Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, preceded by Greenland, New Guinea, and Borneo.
In 2009 one of eight newly married couples in the US met online
The 'y' in signs reading "ye olde.." is properly pronounced with a 'th' sound, not 'y'. The "th" sound does not exist in Latin, so ancient Roman occupied (present day) England use the rune "thorn" to represent "th" sounds. With the advent of the printing press the character from the Roman alphabet which closest resembled thorn was the lower case "y".
Richest country in the world: Switzerland. Poorest: Mozambique.
The city with the most Rolls Royces per capita: Hong Kong.
Apparently, according to Playtex, the best selling bra sizes these days are 34B and 36B.
In the U.S., the sport that causes the most injuries among the age group of 15-24 is basketball
Every year, Burger King restaurants prepare over 950,000 pounds of bacon for their breakfast customers
The ashes of a cremated person average about 9 pounds.
Makes sense: Babe Ruth wore No. 3 because he batted third.
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters mt
That white, powdery stuff on the wings of moths is actually the way moths dispose of waste.
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 more often.
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases
In the 1960's, the US spent millions developing a zero gravity pen for use in space
The magician's words hocus-pocus were taken from the name of a mythological sorcerer, Ochus Bochus, who appeared in Norse folktales and legends.
A brisk and violent storm generally having rotator motion.
King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia--fear of cats.
You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
As of 2006, 200 million blogs were left without updates
There are around 2,600 different species of frogs. They live on every continent except Antarctica.
The Pacific Ocean holds 46% of the world's water. The rest is divided up as followed: Atlantic Ocean 23.9%, Indian Ocean 20.3%, and the Arctic Ocean 3.7%.
Over 175 million cubic yards of earth was removed for the creation of the Panama Canal
The great Gothic cathedral of Milan was started in 1386, and wasn't completed until 1805.
There are more chickens than humans on our planet.
Even though they broke up 25 years ago, the Beatles continue to sell more records each year than the Rolling Stones.
Armadillos get an average of 18.5 hours of sleep per day.
During his entire lifetime, Herman Melville's timeless classic of the sea, 'Moby Dick', only sold 50 copies.
At any one time, there are 100 million phone conversations going on in the United States.
The temperature of the earth's interior increases by 1 degree every 60 feet down.
In the Great Fire of London in 1666, half of the city was burned down but only 6 people were injured.
The US Army has a 50 caliber sniper rifle that can shoot through the engine block of a car.
Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school.
There are 38 peaks in South America higher than Mt. McKinley, which is the highest point in North America.
The Daddy long legs spider has venom to be used as a defensive mechanism. Don't worry though, coz it cannot puncture human skin, and even if it did, it would PROBABLY only cause a allergic reaction.
There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland.
Brad Pitt has been smoking since the sixth grade.
75% percent of men believe that they should pay for the majority of dates at least until a relationship is established.
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Venus by the Sea
Venus sparkles like a diamond over the Rio de la Plata near Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Rio de la Plata is an estuary of the Parana and Uruguay Rivers.Its so large (125 miles, or 200 kilometers from shore to shore) that some geologists consider the Rio de la Plata to be not a river mouth, but a marginal sea. The lights of Buenos Aires are visible in the far right of this May 28, 2011 photo.