Jupiter is the fastest rotating planet, which can complete one revolution in less than ten hours
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Diamonds were first discovered in the riverbeds of the Golconda region of India over 4,000 years ago.
The world's longest suspension bridge opened to traffic on April 5, 1998. The 3,911-meter (12,831-feet) Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is 580 meters (1,900 feet) longer than the Humber Bridge in England, the previous record holder.
Any month that starts on a Sunday will have a Friday the 13th in it.
If you head directly south from Detroit, the first forign country you will enter is Canada.
Edward VIII did not officially become the King of England as he abdicated the throne to marry an American divorcee
England once had a Prime Minister who was only 24 years old. He was William Pitt, elected in 1783.
The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days
The sap of a banana plant leaves serious stains on hands and clothes that is extremely hard to remove
The most popular chocolate bar in the United Kingdom for the last 15 years has been Kit Kat
The only three non-Presidents pictured on U.S. paper money are: Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill, Benjamin Franklin on the $100 bill, and Salmon Chase on the $10,000 bill.
The average housefly lives only two weeks.
At birth, bear cubs weigh between 1/2 and 1 pound.
Heineken beer is designed to 'foam'for exactly five minutes.
A piano leg went through the floor of the white house in 1948 during President Truman's term.
By feeding hens certain dyes they can be made to lay eggs with varicolored yolks.
The 1st nuclear-powered submarine, the Nautilus, commissioned by the United States Navy in 1954, made her maiden voyage on Jan. 17, 1955.
The word "maverick" came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan refused to brand his cattle. Eventually any unbranded calf became known as a Maverick.
Hydroponics is the technique by which plants are grown in water without soil.
A volcano can shoot its debris as high as 50km into the sky.
A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen.
Vincent van Gogh didn't start to draw until he was 27 years old.
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' head enables it to see all four feet at one time.
67 million pounds of pesticides and about 3 million tons of fertilizer are used annually on lawns in the US.
After the death of the genius, Albert Einstein, his brain was removed by a pathologist and put in a jar for future study
In Brandon, Mississipi it is illegal to attempt to stop someone from walking down the sidewalk by parking a motorhome in their path.
The first film granted permission by the Chinese government to be filmed in the Forbidden City was The Last Emperor, 1987.
In 1860, 'Godey's Lady's Book' advised US women to cook tomatoes for at least 3 hours.
The United States has paved enough roads to circle the Earth over 150 times.
In 1933, Mickey Mouse is believed to have received 800,000 fan letters
Samual Morse, who invented the telegraph, was originally a portrait painter and didn't give up painting to turn to inventing until he was 46 years old.
If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have$1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without beingable tomake change for a dollar.
In a study that was done by the University of Chicago in 1907, it was concluded that the easiest color to spot is yellow. This is why John Hertz, who is the founder of the Yellow Cab Company picked cabs to be yellow
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The only mammals that don't get lice are anteaters, armadillos, bats, duck-billed platypuses, whales, dolphins and porpoises.
Queen Lydia Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Islands. She was also the only Queen the United States ever had
The substance that gives red wine and dark beer its color is said to have a positive effects on cholesterol and blood pressure
There is no solid proof of who built the Taj Mahal.
Women buy four out of every 10 condoms sold.
Each year in America there are about 300,000 deaths that can be attributed to obesity
There is an area located off the south-eastern Atlantic coast of the United States called the Bermuda Triangle. It is known for a high rate of unexplained losses of ships, small boats, and aircraft, which has led some people to believe that this triangle has supernatural powers
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Orange County, California. Number one is heart disease.
About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.
Currently, there is no cure for HIV/AIDS. People living with HIV will need lifelong treatment.
From all the vegetables, beets contain the most sugar
The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers founded in 1744, is the world's oldest golf club.
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Alex Lenkei is a hypnotist with incredible powers of suggestion. Lenkei s powers are so strong that the 68 year old from Surrey, England, once underwent invasive ankle surgery without anesthesia.