Under extreme stress, some octopuses will eat their own arms.
In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.
Dragonflies have six legs but cannot walk!
In 1897, Bayer, who is the maker of Aspirin, marketed the drug heroin.
The Australian $5,$10,$20,$50 and $100 notes are made out of plastic.
The venom of a small scorpion is much more toxic than the venom of a large scorpion.
Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140,000 times to clap.
The bagpipe was first made from the liver of a sheep.
The phrase 'rule of thumb' is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
By 3,000 B.C. there were at least six different types of beer in Egypt.
The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.
Each day, more than $40 Trillion Dollars changes hands worldwide.
The 7-Eleven Extreme Gulp is 50% bigger than the volume of the human stomach!
The Bank of America was originally the Bank of Italy!
Manhattan Island of New York City was purchased for $24 from the Algonquian Indians in 1624!
The earth rotates more slowly on its axis in March than in September.
It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up.
Seaweed can grow up to 12 inches per day!
The little bags of netting for gas lanterns (called 'mantles') are radioactive...so much so that they will set of an alarm at a nuclear reactor.
It takes 492 seconds for sunlight to reach the Earth!