Flamingos pee on their legs to cool themselves off.
Dave Matthews relocated to the United States to avoid service in the South African Military.
During the mid-1800s, less than half of the newborn babies lived more than ten years. Today, over 90 percent do.
A coffee tree yields about one pound of coffee in a year.
Sliced bread was introduced under the Wonder Bread label in 1930.
There is a word in the English language with only one vowel, which occurs five times: indivisibility.
The phrase sleep tight originated when mattresses were set upon ropes woven through the bed frame. To remedy sagging ropes, one would use a bed key to tighten the rope.
The longest river in the world, the Nile, is 4,145 miles long.
250 to 300 million cell phones are being used in the U.S
About 20% of bird species have become extinct in the past 200 years, almost all of them because of human activity.
Until 1857, any foreign coins made of precious metal were legal tender in the United States.
There was a post office on the Russian space station Mir. Visiting cosmonauts would use unique postal markers to stamp envelopes and other items as having flown aboard the Mir space station
Brazil is the location of the worlds widest road. 160 cars can drive side by side.
In Greene, New York, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks when a concert is on.
In Miami, it's illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
In Springfield, door to door salesman are prohibited from selling their goods while standing in the middle of the road, screaming at passing vehicles.
Average number of days a West German goes without washing his underwear: 7
A wind with a speed of 74 miles or more is designated a hurricane.
Forks weren't widely used in the United States until the 1800s.
The creators of a new model of Chevys couldn't figure out why their car, the Nova, wasn't selling well in Hispanic countries... until someone pointed out that 'Nova' means 'No go' in Spanish.
Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had only one testicle.
Every eleven minutes in the U.S., a woman dies of breast cancer
Pepper was sold as individual grains during the Elizabethan times. The guards at the London docks had to sew up their pockets so they would not steal any of the pepper
There have been close to 200 coups and counter-coups in the country of Bolivia
The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, andBudweiser, in that order.
A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere.
2,500 newborn babies will be dropped in the next month.
If you put a raisin in a fresh glass of champagne, it will rise and fall continuously.
The longest bout of sneezing recorded was by Donna Griffith. It began in January 13 1981 and continued until September 16 1983 and lasted for 978 days
The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
Hang On Sloopy is the official rock song of Ohio.
Captain Cook lost 41 of his 98 crew to scurvy (a lack of vitamin C) on his first voyage to the South Pacific in 1768. By 1795 the importance of eating citrus was realized, and lemon juice was issued on all British Navy ships.
In Scituate, Rhode Island it is illegal to keep a flock of chickens in your motorhome if you live in a trailer park.
Back in 1924, a monkey was convicted in South Bend of the crime of smoking a cigarette and sentenced to pay a 25 dollar fine and the trial costs.
In ancient Egypt they paid their taxes in honey.
In 1945, a seven ounce bathroom cup was the first item Tupperware marketed
The cat lover is an ailurophile, while a cat hater is an ailurophobe.
In Australia, the average person uses 876 gallons of water daily. In Switzerland they use only 77 gallons of water per person daily
The average America online user spends 70 minutes day online
A snail can slide over a razor blade without being hurt by producing slime that helps it slide harmlessly
Ninety-five percent of tropical fish sold in North America originate from Florida
It would take 29 million years for a car travelling 100 miles per hour to reach the nearest star
The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
In Nicholas County, West Virginia, no member of the clergy is allowed to tell jokes or humorous stories from the pulpit during a church service.
Dentyne gum was invented in 1899 by a druggist from New York named Franklin V. Canning
The most common injury caused by cosmetics is to the eye by a mascara wand
A millipede has 4 legs on each segment of its body.
Motorists who talk on cell phones are more impaired than drunk drivers with blood-alcohol levels exceeding .08.
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Translated into the Meadows of Flowers the scenic place of Gulmarg is just that. This along with pastures adorned with pine trees and snow flaked landscape make it a perfect backdrop for a couples.Gulmarg is just another name for valleys of flower.