The largest fish in the world is the whale shark. It can weigh several tons and grow to more than fifty feet in length
Most NASCAR Teams use nitrogen in their tires instead of air.
Microsoft made $16,005 in revenue in its first year of operation
Abraham Lincoln had to go across the street to the War Department to get news from the battlefield because there was no telegraph in the White House.
The New York phone book had 22 Hitlers listed before World War II ... and none after.
The most popular vacation destinations for Americans in 1956 was Niagara Falls
There's Arsnick(a dangerous poison) in dirt
Florida has twice as many lightning injuries and deaths than any other state
The earth is 24,901 miles around at the equator.
In honour of Johan Vaaler, inventor of the paper clip, a proportional 221/2 paper clip was erected in Oslo, Norway
Rats can't vomit, that's why rat poison works.
The first police car was an electric-powered vehicle used in Akron, OH in 1899.
A Hungarian named Ladislo Biro invented the first ballpoint pen in 1938.
The first penny candy to be wrapped in America was the Tootsie Roll in 1896
Harthahorne City Ordinance, Section 363, states that it shall be unlawful to put any hypnotized person in a display window.
The American Airlines Sports Center, in Dallas, has most toilets per capita than any other sports and entertainment venue in the USA
Your fingernails can turn yellow from wearing nail polish and from the sun.
Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it.
The word Lethologica describes the state of not remembering the word you want to say
Any space vehicle must move at a rate of 7 miles per second in order to escape the earth's gravitational pull.
"Goodbye" came from "God bye" which came from "God be with you."
The words moron, imbecile, and idiot are not interchangable. The one with the highest level of intelligence is a moron, followed, by an imbecile, and then idiot
An elephant trunk has no bone but 40,000 muscles.
George Washington had to borrow money to go to his own inauguration.
On Hilton Head Island, South Carolina it is illegal to shine a flashlight on a sea turtle.
Before 1941, fingerprints were not accepted as evidence in court.
Approximately 75% of human poop is made of water
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in in the year 79, over 2,000 citizens of Pompeii ran into their cellars to wait until everything had ended. Excavators found them still there 1,800 years later.
The Mongol emperor Genghis Khan's original name was Temujin.
The DNA of humans is closer to a rat than a cat
It is estimated that over fifty-four million people died in World War II, which was the bloodiest war in history
400 quarter-pounders can be made out of 1 cow
Jim Henson first coined the word "Muppet". It is a combination of "marionette" and "puppet."
The Gregorian calendar was introduced by Pope Gregory in 1582 AD, and was adopted by Great Britain and the English colonies in 1752.
The word "school" comes from the greek word "skhol", which means leisure time, time for spiritual exercises.
The word pure appears on the scroll held by the Quaker pictured on the packages of Quaker Oats cereal.
The language with the greatest number of words is english. It contains more than 455,000 active words and 700,000 dead words.
Australia's Sydney funnel-web spider and Brazil's Wandering spider (also known as the Banana Spider) are among the most Venomous species. Even these bad biters aren't big killers, though. Even before the introduction of anti venom only 1 percent of their bites resulted in death.
Another word to refer to old age is senectitude
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
A mosquito will become restless and start flying around if there is an increase of carbon dioxide in the surrounding air
The most common name in the world is Mohammed
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.
In 1924, Pope Urban VIII threatened to excommunicate snuff users.
2,520 can be divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 without having a fractional leftover
In the USA, 32% of employees eat lunch and work at the same time
In Japan, it is completely acceptable to name your child Buttocks or Prostitute.
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