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A day on Jupiter lasts about 9 hours, 50 minutes and 30 seconds at the equator.

The only creatures that have hymens are humans and horses.

On average, 13 people a year die from vending machines falling on them.

The sperm of a mouse is longer than the sperm of an elephant.

The top three cork-producing countries in the world are Spain, Portugal and Algeria.

The average adult stands 0.4 inch taller in the morning than in the evening, because the cartilage in the spine compresses during the day.

There is a town in Newfoundland, Canada called Dildo.

Chocolate contains the same chemical, phenylethylamine, that your brain produces when you fall in love.

In her films, Shirley Temple always had 56 curls in her hair.

One out of every three English males between the ages of 17 and 35 was killed in World War I.

Anyone writing a letter to the New York Times has one chance in 21 of having the letter published.

On the day The Wizard of Oz's Judy Garland died, a tornado touched down in Kansas.

The Apaches referred to horses as "god dogs."

The saguaro cactus does not grow its first arm until it's at least 75 years old.

Galileo's most powerful telescope was as strong as a pair of binoculars are today.

It was illegal for women to wear buttons in fifteenth-century Florence.

It takes 21 pounds of milk to make one pound of butter.

The English language has the most words—nearly one million. German has less than 180,000 words. French has less than 100,000.

Fish cough.

People living in mountain states eat 30 percent more cookies than other people.

During its lifetime an oyster changes its sex from male to female and back several times.

The dunce cap of schoolhouse fame originates from a paper cone placed on the heads of accused witches during the Middle Ages. When Joan of Arc was martyred, she was wearing one of them.

Honey is used as the center of some golf balls.

About 10 million people share your birthday.

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