Approximately one-third of the population can't snap their fingers.
When Sony introduced the walkman, it had a variety of different names in different countries. It was called Soundabout in the U.S., Stowaway in the U.K., and Freestyle in Australia
Polar bear fur is not white, it's clear.
Pepsi got its name from the ingredient pepsin, which is said to aid in digestion, however, it is not known
General Stonewall Jackson has two separate burial sites: one for his amputated left arm (Fredericksburg, VA) and one for the rest of his body (Lexington, VA). Jackson's left arm was shattered during the Battle of Chancellorsville by friendly fire and was amputated the next day. He died a week later. (8-1-02)
Most marine fish can survive in a tank filled with human blood.
Even Antarctica has an area code. It s 672.
A single chocolate chip gives enough energy to a human being to walk 150 feet
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do. (Makes you think about ambidextrous people) This fact is based on a study that had errors in it, thus it might not be a fact.
Linen, tortoiseshell, leather, silk, sheep gut.
The most money ever paid for a cow in an auction was $1.3 million.
In many of the milk ads that are shown, a mix of thinner and white paint is used instead of milk
Castaways Travel, a Houston-area travel agency, offers an all-nude flight to Cancun Mexico. Once the plane reaches cruising altitude, you are allowed to take off all your clothes and roam about the cabin
There are more pigs than humans in Denmark
The word dexterity, to do with skill is related to the right hand. The opposite of the word deter is sinister, to do with evil, it is related to the left hand
The largest crossword puzzle ever contained 82,951 squares. It had 12,489 clues across, and 13,125 down. It was created by Robert Turcot, from Quebec.
Cow is a Japanese brand of shaving foam
The Philippines has more than 1,000 regional dialects and two official languages.
Pilgrims did not eat potatoes for Thanksgiving as they thought they were poisonous
In ancient Greece, throwing an apple to a girl was a way to propose for marriage.. If the girl caught it, that would mean she accepts
In Utah a husband is responsible for all criminal acts committed by his wife while she is in his presence.
Peripheral area of arctic ocean.
Blaise Pascal's father was a French tax collector who had trouble keeping track of his collections. So in 1642, young Pascal designed and built a mechanical adding machine to help. It was the first mechanical calculator in history.
Bingo is the name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box.
In the spring of 1975, a baby in Detroit fell 14 stories and landed on Joseph Figlock, who was walking below. A few years later it happened again. Figlock and both babies survived
When the Titanic sunk there was 7,500 lbs. of ham on it.
During his entire life, Vincent Van Gogh sold exactly one painting, Red Vineyard at Arles.
In a lifetime, the heart pumps about one million barrels of blood
The average North-American will eat 35,000 cookies during their life span
During his lifetime Paganini published only five compositions. He didn't expect anybody to be able to play them, and at that time nobody could.
There are over 500 different types of bananas
The longest movie ever screened was a 1970 British film that lasted 48 hours, 0 minutes. Believe it or not, its name is "The Longest and Most Meaningless Movie in the World".
In london, england's fire of 1666, half of the city burned down, but miraculously only six people were injured.
Elephants, lions, and camels roamed Alaska 12,000 years ago.
Only one in two billion people will live to be 116 or older.
In new york, 311 persons get bitten by rats every year. 1519 persons are bitten by other new yorkers.
Initially golf balls were made out of wood. After that they were made out of leather which was stuffed with feathers
In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
The United States Treasury Department maintains a fund known as The Conscience Fund, which accepts money sent in anonymously by taxpayers who think they've cheated the government. The money is used for miscellaneous expenses.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
Other than London, Liverpool is the most filmed British city, and was used to film more than 140 films in 2002
The largest desert in the world, the Sahara, is 3,500,000 square miles.
The University of Alaska stretches over 4 time zones.
20 years ago: first test-tube baby born in england, pluto s moon, charon, discovered.
A part of the desert where water and vegetation are found.
The risk of cardiovascular disease is twice as high in women that snore regularly compared to women who do not snore. updated
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