First-cousin marriages are legal in Utah, so long as both parties are 65 or older!
400 quarter-pounders can be made out of 1 cow
An old law in Bellingham, Washington made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
Geller and Huchra have made three-dimensional maps of the distrubution of galaxies. In each layer of the map some galaxies are grouped together in such a way that they resemble a human being.
Ironically, watermelons, which are 92% water, originated from the Kalahari Desert in Africa
Pierce Brosnan once worked with the circus as a fire eater.
The X's that people sometimes put at the end of letters or notes to mean a kiss, actually started back in the 1000's when Lords would sign their names at the end of documents to other important people. It was originally a cross that they would kiss after signing to signify that they were faithful to God and their King. Over the years though, it slanted into the X
The board game Scrabble was originally called Criss Cross Words by inventor Alfred Butts
95% of the entire lemon crop produced in the U.S. is from California and Arizona
Ninety-nine percent of pumpkins sold in the United States are for the sole purpose of decoration.
Hydrogen is the most common atom in the universe
In every episode of Seinfeld, there is a superman somewhere.
The planet saturn has a density lower than water. So, if placed in water it would float.
A seagull can drink salt water because it has special glands that filter out the salt
One acre of wheat can produce enough bread to feed a family of four people for about ten years
Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school.
Since the United Nations was founded in 1945, there have been 140 wars
Kissing is healthier than shaking hands
Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second
Mercury is the only planet whose orbit is coplanar with its equator. Venus and Uranus are the only planets that rotate opposite to the direction of their orbit.
An ounce of gold can be beaten up into a sheet covering 9.3 sq. meters, or drawn into 80.5 kms (50 miles) of wire.
Jaw muscles can provide about 200 pounds of force to bring the back teeth together for chewing.
The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
A woman has approximately 4.5 litres of blood in her body, while men have 5.6 litres
The state law of Pennsylvania prohibits singing in the bathtub.
At 188 decibels, the whistle of the blue whale is the loudest sound produced by any animal
Reindeer milk has more fat than cow milk.
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States
The world's largest rodent is the Capybara. An Amazon water hog that looks like a guinea pig, it can weigh more than 100 pounds.
5% of the world population lives in the US but 22% of the world's prisons population are held in the US.
In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles
Audrey Hepburn's real name was Edda van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston.
Orville Wright, a pilot, was involved in the first aircraft accident. His passenger, a Frenchman, was killed.
The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.
Some octopuses have been known to eat their arms off when they are exposed to stressful situations
Seattle passed an ordinance that states that goldfish could ride the city buses in bowls only if they kept still.
The material to build the Taj Mahal was brought in from various parts of India by a fleet of 1000 elephants
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
As part of the original design, the names of 72 French scientists and other famous people is imprinted on the sides of the Eiffel tower
In 1994, 36,021 wrongly parked cars were towed away in new york city.
In English, four is the only digit that has the same number of letters as its value.
Any animal that has skin hair or fur can get dandruff, but in animals it is called dander.
Bill Bowerman, the co-founder of the shoe company Nike, got his first shoe idea after staring at a waffle iron. This gave him the idea of using squared spikes to make the shoes lighter
Close to 80% of people who watch the Super Bowl on television, only do so to view the commercials
In Columbus, Georgia it is illegal to sit on one's porch in an indecent position.
In the popular bond film from russia with love, author ian flemming made a cameo appearance in one of the scenes as a man taking a leisurely walk.
There is now an ATM at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, which has a winter population of two hundred people
The surface speed record on the moon is 10.56 miles per hour. It was set in a lunar rover.
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Broccoli is known to be hearty and tasty vegetable which is rich in dozens of nutrients. It is said to pack the most nutritional punch of any vegetable. Broccoli is also packed with phytochemicals and antioxidants. Phytochemicals are chemicals in plants that are responsible for color, smell and flavor.