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Ladles are older than spoons.

In the Arctic, the sun sometimes appears to be square.

It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.

The Anopheles mosquito, which carries the malaria parasite Plasmodium is estimated to have been responsible for half of the human deaths in history, outside of war and accidents, since the Stone Age.

Snails can sleep for three years without eating.

The word "byte" is a contraction of "by eight."

A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

In ancient Egypt, killing a cat was a crime punishable by death.

The New York phone book had 22 Hitlers before WWII. It had no Hitlers after WWII.

A vulture throws up on its own feet to cool off in the desert heat.

Beavers have orange teeth.

By age 60, most people have lost half their taste buds.

Each of us generates about 3.5 pounds of trash a day. Most of it is paper.

Most collect calls are made on Father's Day.

Winston Churchill was born in a women’s restroom during a dance.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself.

No word in the English language rhymes with "month."

Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest.

The phone book in Iceland is alphabetic--by first name.

Donald Duck lives at 1313 Webfoot Walk, Duckburg, Calisota.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are 50 years of age or older.

Every person has a unique tongue print.

Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex.

Casey Kasem is the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo.

Switzerland is the only European country without a single head of state.

Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952.

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