Most common name in the world is Mohammed
¥ Charlie Chaplin won third place in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest.
The first percussion instrument introduced to an orchestra was the kettledrums, then called the timpani, in the 1600s.
The trans-siberian railway is a 5,778-mile long route through russia, from moscow to vladivostok. Earlier travellers had to take this journey by boat across lake baikal. A one-way trip on the trans-siberian railway takes 7 long days.
It is possible to lead a cow up stairs, but not down.
The perefect pickle should have 7 warts per square inch
The Australian $5 to $100 notes are made of plastic.
A rat can go longer without water than a camel.
Got gas? 40% of all indigestion remedies sold in the world are bought by Americans.
More than three thousand people work on research in Antarctica each year
Lee De Forest, the inventor of the radio tube, was tried for fraud in 1913. He was accused of tricking the public into buying stocks in his company, the Radio Telephone Company, by making absurd and deliberately misleading claims about the possibility of transmitting the human voice across the Atlantic Ocean.
A humming bird flaps its wings up to 90 times in one second or over 5000 times a minute.
Half of the 40 million people currently living with HIV/AIDS are female.
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.
The three things pregnant women dream most of during their first trimester are frogs, worms and potted plants.
In ancient times, any Japanese who tried to leave his homeland was put to death.
Combination of two or more parties with the purpose of forming a composite government.
In your lifetime, you'll shed over 40 pounds of skin.
Potato chips are American's favorite snack food. They are devoured at a rate of 1.2 billion pounds a year.
US presidents who served an entire term without a vice president: John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, and Chester Arthur.
A woman's natural lubrication cannot be turned on like a tap; she needs desire, stimulation and a little time.
When the Titanic sank, 2228 people were on it. Only 706 survived.
Queen Elizabeth I had anthophobia -- the fear of roses
Most tropical marine fish could survive in a tank filled with human blood.
60% of electrocutions occur while talking on the telephone during a thunderstorm.
Average lifespan of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag
The largest kidney stone in the history of medicine weighed 14 pounds.
The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
It takes 120 drops of water to fill a teaspoon.
The weight of air in a milk glass is about the same as the weight of one aspirin tablet.
Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste
Can you think of an English word that rhymes with “month”? You can’t because there is none.
Lightning bolts can sometimes be hotter than the sun.
In Ohio women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear
The Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world, its waters drop from over 3,200 feet.
City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong
Bananas trees are not really trees. They are considered to be giant herb plants
Due to gravitational effects, you weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead.
The magnetic North Pole shifts by about 7 meters a day.
Alan Thicke, the father in the TV show Growing Pains wrote the theme songs for The Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes .
Approximately 25,000 workers died during the building of the Panama Canal, and approximately 20,000 of them contracted malaria and yellow fever.
The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
The first episode of the popular television sitcom Happy Days was titled All The Way.
The national sport of Japan is sumo wrestling
People that suffer from gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack
The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the American Pie. (Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)
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