From a complete stop, a human is capable of outrunning a Formula One Racecar for about 30 feet!
An adult giraffe's tongue is 17 inches long.
In Japan, it is completely acceptable to name your child “Buttocks” or “Prostitute”!
In its ancient form, the carrot was purple, not orange.
Natural gas has no smell. The odor is artificially added so that people will be able to identify leaks and take measures to stop them.
Most burglaries occur during the daytime!
Connecticut and Rhode Island never ratified the 18th Amendment (Prohibition).
The state of Florida is bigger than England!
Farmers in England are required by law to provide their pigs with toys!
One of the many Tarzans, Karmuela Searlel, was mauled to death on the set by a raging elephant!
A million dollars' worth of $100 bills weighs only 22 pounds!
The sting from a killer bee contains less venom than the sting from a regular bee!
Surgeons who listen to music during operations perform better than those who don't .
Male monkeys lose the hair on their heads in the same way men do.
15 million gallons of wine were destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Apples are actually part of the rose family.
When Britney Spears books into hotels she uses the name 'Allota Warmheart' so that nobody will recognize her.
Nearly 80 percent of all sudden cardiac arrests happen at home.
All species of beetles are edible.
Mexico has more American residents than any other country except the United States.