Tropical rainforests cover about 7% of the Earth and receive over 80 inches of rain every year
Walt Disney provided the voice of Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie.
Three consecutive strikes in bowling is called a turkey
The longest town name in the world has 167 letters
Worldwide only 30% of males aged 15 and up are circumcised.
In 1991, during an attempted political coup on Russian President Boris Yelstin, food supplies had dwindled down at the parliament buildings so they ordered Pizza Hut to deliver pizzas
On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.
The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint; no two lions have the same pattern of whiskers.
In 1992, approximately 750 deaths occurred in the United States due to workplace violence
Alloy : german silver
Composition : cu (60%), zn (25%), ni (15%)
Use : for making utencils.
In 1967, the IMAX film system was invented by Canadian Ivan Grame Ferguson to premier at Expo 67.
Tapioca is made from the starch in the roots of a poisonous plant known as bitter cassava.
The average snail moves at a rate of approximately 0.000362005 miles per hour.
The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year.
The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the water displacing substance
Chameleons can move their eyes independently. One eye can be looking forward and one eye backward at the same time
When telephone companies first began hiring telephone operators, they chose teenage boys for the job. They switched to women because the teenage boys were wrestling instead of working and pulling pranks on callers
In Hong Kong, delivery times are primarily influenced by traffic conditions on elevators. It often takes drivers longer to travel vertically than horizontally, as access to elevators is so congested during high peak hours. This is due to the volume of people residing in high rises
The last land battle of the U.S. Civil War was fought in Texas
McDonald's Big Mac slogan, introduced in 1975, is: Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, and a sesame seed bun.
Adolf Hitler wanted to be an architect, but he failed the entrance exam at the architectural school in Vienna
Alloy : bronze
Composition : cu (75 to 90%), sn (25 to 10%)
Use : for making coins, idols, utencils.
Alloy : brass
Composition : cu(60% to 80%), zn (40 to 20%)
Use : for making household utencils.
In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate
There are over 2,000 different types of cheese in the world
It takes about three hours for food to be broken down in the human stomach
Most American women have their first baby when they are 24.3 years old
It is illegal in Lafayette, Louisiana to play a musical instrument for the purpose of attracting attention, without a license.
Approximately 18 billion disposable diapers end up in landfills each year. These diapers can takes as long as 500 years to finally decompose
Most of a hog's sweat glands are in its snout.
Every year Alaska has about 5,000 earthquakes, 1,000 of which measure above 3.5 on the Richter scale
The highest consumption of Pizza occurs during Super Bowl week
Pope Adrian VI choked to death after a fly got stuck in his throat as he was taking a drink from a fountain
On a bingo card of 90 numbers there are approximately 44 million possible ways to make bingo.
An ant can detect a movement through 5 centimeters of earth
Navel oranges got their name because the bottom of this type of orange resembles a belly button or navel
In what country will you find the most Universities? India.
Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.
Smartest dogs: 1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle; 3) Golden retriever
The Sphinx ( famous pyramid) was carved from one piece of stone.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class
Americans use about 100 million pounds of tea leaves every year.
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Yes, it really means M for McDonald s and there really isn t any other meaning McDonald s had intended. Instead, it came to mean something unintentionally by customers, at least according to design consultant and psychologist Louis Cheskin. In the 60s, McDonald s wanted to change their logo but Cheskin insisted on leaving the golden arches. He said it s because customers unconsciously recognize the logo as symbolism of a pair of nourishing breasts (via BBC). Whether we unconsciously believe this or not, Cheskin convinced them and now the logo is one of the most recognizable in the world.