Slow food: The average French citizen eats 500 snails a year.
The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs.
Smooth, treeless, green plain of central and north america.
The murder rate in the United States is about four times greater than in Japan. In Japan, no private citizen can buy a handgun legally
Temporary cessation of hostilities pending formal negotiations for peace.
The horned owl is the only animal stupid enough to attack a skunk.
The reason why your nose gets runny when you are crying is because the tears from the eyes drain into the nose
Ninety-nine percent of pumpkins sold in the United States are for the sole purpose of decoration
The more a person struggles to get out of quicksand the faster they will sink. Staying still, and being calm will actually make the body float in the quicksand because the body is less dense than the quicksand is
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon
The first state to give the right to women to vote was Wyoming
Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia
Chedder cheese is the best selling cheese in the USA
The 2 people most admired by teenagers in 1983: Eddie Murphy and Ronald Reagan, in that order.
Before Prohibition, Schlitz Brewery owned more property in Chicago than anyone else, except the Catholic church.
More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes
George Washington named Washington D.C. Federal City. It was changed to Washington D.C. after his death.
A car traveling 100 m.p.h. would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star.
Title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal Regulations (implemented on July 16, 1969) makes it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact with extraterrestrials or their vehicles.
Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining
If the sun stopped shining suddenly, it would take eight minutes for people on earth to be aware of the fact.
In Ontario, an average household income of a golfer is greater than $60,000
Asparagus comes in three colors: green, white and purple
Hippos have killed more than 400 people in Africa, more than any other wild animal.
Dogs can be trained to detect an upcoming epileptic seizure
The zipper would not have become the success it did if it hadn't been for world war one. Originally, it wasn't used on clothing but on money belts that the amercian solders brought to europe.
The only painting by Leonardo da Vinci on permanent display in the United States hangs in the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. It's a portrait of Ginevra di Benci, the wife of a politician in Florence.
Spot, Data's cat on Star Trek: The Next Generation , was played by six different cats.
None of the Beatles knew how to read music. (Paul McCartney eventually taught himself.)
3 most popular dogs in the U.S.: Labrador Retrievers, Rottweilers, and Cocker Spaniels.
The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
During the first world war, josef stalin got out of serving his military service because of his deformed feet. He had two toes that were grown together.
Chameleons can reel in food from a distance as far away as more than two and a half times their body lengths.
People in low-income homes spend 50% more time playing video games than people in high-income homes
In South Carolina you can be fined for not denouncing the evils of intemperance on the fourth Friday of every October.
Its impossible to smoke oneself to death with weed. You won't be able to retain enough motor control and consciousness to do so after such a large amount.
Elephants produce 50 pounds of manure every day.
If you toss a penny 10000 times, it will not be heads 5000 times, but more like 4950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
On November 29, 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.
The mola mola or ocean sunfish lays up to 5,000,000 eggs at one time.
Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A
A rat's teeth grow about 6 inches in a year.
Americans drink about five billion bottles and cans of soda, and about a billion and a half pounds of coffee every year.
Kelsey Grammar sings and plays the piano for the theme song of Fraiser.
The average American kid will eat approximately 1.500 peanut butter sandwiches by high school graduation
If the earth were to become totally flat and the oceans distributed themselves evenly over the planet's surface, the water would be approximately two miles deep at every point.
Vultures fly without flapping their wings.
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