99.9 % of the mass in our solar system went to make up the Sun.
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
The first US Marines wore high leather collars to protect their necks from sabres, hence the name leathernecks.
The scarlet tanager, a songbird native to Illinois, can eat as many as 2,100 gypsy-moth caterpillars in one hour
In Seattle, Washington, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is over six feet in length.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has the largest bar per capita than anywhere else in the world
Most digital alarm clocks ring in the key of B flat.
The face of a penny can hold about thirty drops of water.
In 1970, soviet scientists tried to train cats to control robots. The attempt failed.
In England and the American colonies the year 1752 only had 354 days. In that year, the type of calendar was changed, and 11 days were lost.
Actress Meryl Streep holds the record for the most Oscar nominated actress, with a record of 13 nominations
There was once a country called Prussia. After World War II, it was divided among Poland, Germany, and the USSR
A single chocolate chip gives enough energy to a human being to walk 150 feet
A small neutral state between two big states.
Common pesticides such as roach, termite and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans.
The Greek National anthem has 158 verses.
When Christopher Columbus and crew landed in the New World they observed the natives using a nose pipe to smoke a strange new herb. The pipe was called a tabaka by the locals, hence our word tobacco.
5 years ago: the first successful cloning of human embryo.
The penguin is the only bird that can swim, but cannot fly.
Pedals were added to the bicycle in 1839.
Astronaut John Glenn ate the first meal in space when he ate pureed applesauce squeezed from a tube aboard Friendship 7 in 1962.
Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages. This is because it is the most precise, and therefore suitable language for computer software
There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year.
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers (they saw it as competition).
About 85% or product warning labels on household products are inadequate.
A 100-pound person on Earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars.
The letters KGB stand for Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti.
The most common name in the world is mohammed.
Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia. Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from producing tears.
The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA
The only animals that are capable of turning their heads 180 degrees are from the genus Galago, such as the Tarsier
The Prudential Life Insurance Company in USA stopped using their slogan Own A Piece Of The Rock after Rock Hudson died of AIDS and many jokes where made about him and the slogan.
The german friedrich sertner, when he managed to isolate the active substance from opium in 1806, gave the substance the name "morphine" after the greek god of sleep.
All sunlight that hits the surface of the earth during any given moment, weighs as much as a cruise ship.
Humans are the only animals that can blush.
The first jet engine was invented by Frank Whittleof of England in 1930.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado!
Broccoli and cauliflower are the only vegetables that are flowers.
The world's highest railway is in Peru. The Central Railway climbs to 15,694 feet in the Galera tunnel, 108 miles from Lima. Tourists take it to get to the ruins of Machu Picchu.
The labels for Crayola crayons come in 18 different colors
Five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married
Cockroaches can live with no heads, they only die because of starvation.
In the pilot episode of Seinfeld (then called The Seinfeld Chronicles), Kessler was the last name of the neighbor who would later become known as Kramer.
At age 18, the Queen of England was a mechanic for the British Military.
The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean
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