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A hummingbird must visit about 1,000 flowers a day to get enough nourishment to survive. That's about twice its weight in nectar.

Barbara Cartland is the world's top-selling author with more than a billion copies sold. She died in May of 2000.

The wristwatch was invented in 1904 by Louis Cartier.

Experts say the average American sees 3,000 media messages in a day. In 1985, it was about 650.

Swifts can catch up to 20,000 insects a day.

The most murders by a woman are 612, by Countess Erzsebet Bathory of Hungary.

The average clitoris length is one inch.

Sigmund Freud bought his first sample of cocaine for $1.27 per gram.

In the first four billion digits of pi, the decimal digit 6 occurs 400,033,035 times, and 2 shows up 399,965,405 times.

A famous bullfighter, Lagarijo, killed 4,867 bulls in the 19th century.

Casanova became a millionaire when he introduced a national lottery to France in 1757.

In Canada, the $1 coin is nicknamed a "loonie" (it has a loon on it), and the $2 coin is called the "twonie" (two "loonies").

In the Old Testament, before David could marry Saul's daughter, Michal, he had to collect the foreskins of 100 Philistines.

The average length of time between penetration and orgasm for a man is 7.3 minutes.

The world's shortest alphabet is Rotokas, from the Soloman Islands. It has only 11 letters.

Your body grows 40 feet of hair each night.

The world's deepest lake is Lake Baikal, in the south central part of Siberia. It is 5,712 feet deep.

Englishman Sean Stewart became the youngest documented father in 1998 at the age of 12.

There are 200 million privately owned guns in the U.S., including 65 million handguns.

"Arithmophobia" is the fear of numbers.

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