Native Indians have been known to paint their doors blue, which they believe keeps the bad spirits out
Tapeworms range in size from about 0.04 inch to more than 50 feet in length.
It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
In the 1930's, American track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.
40% of men report they like the missionary position the best, while 20% prefer the doggy style.
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones.
A coffee tree yields about one pound of coffee in a year.
The word Spain means the land of rabbits.
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life.
The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
Hydroponics is the technique by which plants are grown in water without soil.
Thousands of people watched the Battle of Bunker Hill take place. People in the Boston area sat on rooftops, in trees, on church steeples, and in the rigging of ships in the harbor to watch the American revolutionaries battle the British.
If the average person had started counting the moment they were born and continued counting, without stopping, until they turned 65 years old, they still would not have counted to a billion.
Approximately 1-2 calorie are burned a minute while watching T.V
Beavers can swim half a mile underwater on one gulp of air.
England once had a Prime Minister who was only 24 years old. He was William Pitt, elected in 1783.
Organized crime is estimated to account for 10% of the United States'national income.
Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, with a population of 1000 and a size 108.7 acres
The reason why your nose gets runny when you are crying is because the tears from the eyes drain into the nose
Approximately 70 percent of the earth is covered by water. Only 1 percent of this water is drinkable.
One in about eight million people has progeria, a disease that causes people to grow faster than they age.
The music for The Star Spangled Banner comes from a British drinking song named Anacreon.
Canada is an Indian word meaning Big Village
The stomach of an adult can hold 1.5 liters of material
It's possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs.
When steve buscemi played mass murderer, garland green, in the movie con air, he asked the director whether or not he needed a wig or any specific makeup to make him look scarier. The director told him it would be enough to just look like himself.
Each 5 m.p.h. you drive over 60 m.p.h. is like paying an additional $.10 a gallon for gas.
The long fibres that are found in bananas are excellent in making paper. The long fibres that are found in the banana plant can make the banana fibre paper approximately 3000 times stronger than regular paper
Every photograph of the first American atomic bomb detonation was taken by Harold Edgerton
Household bleach is the recommended chemical to decontaminate people exposed to the anthrax virus, by the U.S. F.D.A. .
Encircling a person and rending him incapable of doing anything till he/she concedes demands.
Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression than men in the United States
Asthma and isthmi are the only six-letter words that begin and end with a vowel and have no other vowels between.
In many of the milk ads that are shown, a mix of thinner and white paint is used instead of milk
The highest point in France is Mont Blanc, located in the Alps.
On average, about 500 meteorites strike the surface of the Earth each year. The calculated risk of being struck by a meteorite in the United States is once every 9,300 years.
The first translation of the English Bible was initiated by John Wycliffe and completed by John Purvey in 1388.
Radio code Wilco (as in Roger Wilco) is short for Will Comply.
The african ostrich lays the largest eggs in the world. The shell is 1.5 millimeters thick and is strong enough to hold the weight of an adult man.
The botanical name of the chocolate plant is Theobramba cacao, which means Food of the Gods.
Barbara Bush's book about her English Springer Spaniel, Millie's book, was on the bestseller list for 29 weeks. Millie was the most popular First Dog in history.
Levan, which is located in Utah, got its name from navel which is levan spelt backwards. It was named this because it is in the center of Utah
The spider used in the 2002 movie Spider-Man was a Steatoda spider, not a black widow. The spider was given anaesthesia, and was then painted blue and red
The electric automobile self-starter was invented to make it possible for women to drive without a companion, who was previously needed to crank the engine.
There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle
Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas
In Alaska, it is illegal to look at a moose from a flying vehicle.
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