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Relaxed lovemaking reduces your chances of suffering dermatitis, skin rashes and blemishes.

The first player to hit a home run in the major leagues was Ross Barnes. That was in 1876.

Mattresses have an average life span of 8 to 10 years.

Sir Isaac Newton invented the cat door.

The company that makes gummi bears, Haribo, is named after the inventor of gummi bears, Hans Riegel Bonn.

More than 100,000 auto accidents in the U.S. each year can be attributed to drowsiness.

Women who are housewives are, as a whole, more faithful than working women.

"Somniphobia" is the fear of sleep.

A huge 17% of the world's population, or nearly 1.2 billion people, watched the final match of World Cup Football 2006.

A recent study found that the percentage of the US population that describes itself as "nonreligious" more than doubled from 1990 to 2001, from 14.3 million to 29.4 million people.

A group of geldings is called a "brace."

England's archives list women charged with witchcraft between 1556 and 1718. The most common name on the list is Ann.

The expression "tying the knot" comes from an old Roman custom where the bride's clothes were tied up in knots and the groom was supposed to untie the knots.

Elephants spend 18 hours a day eating.

The first e-mail was sent in 1972 by Ray Tomlinson. It was his idea to use the "at" symbol in e-mail addresses.

During the 1600s, boys and girls in England wore dresses until they were about seven.

The religion of the Todas tribals of India forbids them to cross any kind of bridge.

KY Jelly got its name because it was once used as a transducing medium with an early blood pressure measuring device called the kymograph.

Rasputin believed people near God only in a state of sexual exhaustion.

"Arachibutyrophobia" is a fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.

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