Oranges, lemons, watermelons, and tomatoes are berries.
The search engine Google got its name from the word ‘googol’, which refers to the number one with a hundred zeros after it.
Rice paper does not have any rice in it.
The name of the popular sports drink Gatorade was named for the University of Florida Gators where it was developed
Every 14 years, Saturn's rings become briefly invisible to astronomers on Earth. At that time, the plane of the rings is tipped to that of the Earth's orbit, and they are seen edge-on. Since the ring's are so thin, they can't be seen at that angle.
In the United States there are about three million honey producing colonies
When a giraffe is born, it has to fall around six feet to the ground.
A boeing 707 uses four thousand gallons of fuel in its take-off climb.
The Grateful Dead were once called 'The Warlocks'.
In Columbus, Georgia it is illegal to sit on one's porch in an indecent position.
Crushed cockroaches can be applied to a stinging wound to help relieve the pain.
Mario, of Super Mario Bros. fame, appeared in the 1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong. His original name was Jumpman, but was changed to Mario to honor the Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segali.
Ketchup originated in China as a pickled fish sauce called ke-tsiap
The female tarantula hawk wasp paralyzes a large spider with her sting. She then lays her eggs on the motionless body so that her developing young have a fresh supply of spider meat to feed on.
The pectin that is found in apples aids in lowering cholesterol levels
When einstein was nine years old, he could not speak properly. His parents suspected that he was mentally retarded.
Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes located entirely within the United States.
The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses
The word earthling was first found in print in 1593.
The Australian box-jellyfish has eight eyes
LSD is made from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a type of fungus
Mad About You star Paul Reiser plays the piano on the show's theme song.
The small intestine in the human body is about 2 inches around, and 22 feet long
In an year, an average American kid eats 46 slices of pizza
The largest cereal company in the world is Quaker Oats, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
Motorists who talk on cell phones are more impaired than drunk drivers with blood-alcohol levels exceeding .08.
A 13-year-old boy in India produced winged beetles in his urine after hatching the eggs in his body
The word Denim comes from the French phrase serge de Nimes which is a fabric made in a town located in southern France
In 1890, Scott Paper produced the first toilet paper to be available on a roll
Humans can make do longer without food than sleep.
The oldest works of art are pictures of animals found in caves in Spain and France. They have been dates as far back as 18,000 years ago.
One ton of grapes can produce 720 bottles of wine
The U.S. Government will not allow portraits of living persons to appear on stamps.
There are about 72 million worldwide users visiting adult web sites monthly.
Three Mile Island is only 2 1/2 miles long.
The first US Marines wore high leather collars to protect their necks from sabres, hence the name leathernecks.
If an identical twin grows up without having a certain tooth, the other twin will most likely also grow up with that tooth missing
¥ There are more than 1,00 chemicals in a cup of coffee.
If you use earphones for one hour, you will increase the amount of bacteria in your ears by 700%.
In Spain, it is common to pour chocolate milk or cafe au lait on cereal for breakfast
On July 4, 1776 (signing of the Declaration of Independence), King George III of England noted in his diary: Nothing of importance happened today.
The Great Lakes contain 6 quadrillion gallons of fresh water, one-fifth of the world's fresh surface water. The Great Lakes are the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world.
A fleet of boats or small ships.
Originally, coca-cola was sold as a prescription to cure melancholy, hysteria and migraines.
The scientific word for picking one's nose is rhinotillexonamia.
George Harrison, with My Sweet Lord, was the first Beatle to have a Number 1 hit single following the group's breakup.
Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane in case there is a crash.
Srimad Bhagavad Gita
101 Interesting Body Realities