Roman Emperor Caligula made his horse a senator.
Teenage suicide is the second cause of death in the state of Wisconsin
The first US Patent was for manufacturing potassium carbonate (used in glass and gunpowder). It was issued to Samuel Hopkins on July 31, 1970.
About 500 movies are made in the US and 800 in India annually.
The word checkmate in chess comes from the Persian phrase Shah-Mat, which means the king is dead
According to Playboy, more Americans lose their virginity in June than any other month.
In driving tests, women reacted to emergency options in.56 of a second. Men scored .59 in the same tests.
In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose
Stewardesses is the longest word that can be typed with only the left hand.
The Sudan is the largest country in Africa. It covers about 967,500 square miles of the continent.
The first commercial product manufactured in the United States and exported to Europe was a glass bottle made in Jamestown in 1608.
To determine the percentage of alcohol in a bottle of liquor divide the proof by two.
There are no hog lips or snouts in SPAM.
The puma and the leopard are the highest jumping mammals. They are able to reach a height of 16.5 feet
The word Lethologica describes the state of not remembering the word you want to say
A polecat is not a cat. It is a nocturnal European weasel.
The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service.
Tigers' paw prints are called pug marks.
Brain damage will only occur if a fever goes above 107.6 degrees farenheit
The Blue Whale's tongue weighs more than an adult elephant.
People still cut the cheese shortly after death
75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.
People from North America prefer pickles with warts, where as Europeans prefer pickles with no warts
Most alcoholic beverages contain all 13 minerals necessary to sustain human life.
In 1933, Mickey Mouse, an animated cartoon character, received 800,000 fan letters.
There are 10 million bacteria at the place where you rest your hands at a desk
In July 1874, a swarm of Rocky Mountain locusts flew over Nebraska covering an area estimated at 198,600 square miles. It is estimated that the swarm contained about 12.5 trillion insects. These insects became extinct thirty years later
There are no two zebras who have stripes that are exactly the same
To an observer standing on Pluto, the sun would appear no brighter than Venus appears in our evening sky.
The itch from a mosquito bite can be soothed by cutting open a clove of garlic and rubbing it on the bite
The average office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet.
An average driver spends approximately 2 hours and 14 minutes kissing in their car in a lifetime
Hydrogen is the most common atom in the universe
Cacao, the main ingredient of chocolate is the most pest-ridden tree in the jungle.
One quarter of the human brain is used to control the eyes.
About 25 percent of all the energy consumed in the US is from natural gas
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times.
Gibraltar is the only place in Europe were you can find wild monkeys.
Telephonophobia is the fear of telephones
The Spring peeper (a frog) can survive the winter season with 65% of its body water as ice
The lowest point that a person can reach on Earth, outside of riding a submarine or going down a mine shaft, is where the Jordan River enters the Dead Sea. It's 1,290 feet below sea level.
¥ In the southern hemisphere, water always swirl anti-clockwise down into a pipe.
During the time of Peter the Great, any Russian man who had a beard was required to pay a special tax.
New Orleans' first Mardi Gras celebration was held in February, 1826.
Milk as an additive to coffee became popular in the 1680's, when a French physician recommended that cafe au lait be used for medicinal purposes.
The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 ft.
Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140,000 times to clap
Every 238 years, the orbits of Neptune and Pluto change making Neptune at times the farthest planet from the sun
Beautiful Glaciers in the World
Benefits of Black Pepper
Fastest Vehicles Known To The Human Race
New Years Eve Cake Ideas
Start the New Year Fresh
What to Eat in Kerala
Tips to Feng Shui Your Home
What are some common feng shui issues
Having a dinky table in a cavernous space Or too big a table in a tiny space so once guests are seated they feel locked in You want plenty of room to pull out chairs with enough space behind for people to pass