A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
Each nostril of a human being register smell in a different way. Smells that are made from the right nostril are more pleasant than the left.
The filming of the movie 'Titanic' cost more than the Titanic itself!
In 1659, it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts.
Whoopi Goldberg’s real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.
The lungfish can live out of water for three years in a state of suspended animation.
People in parts of Western China put salt in their tea instead of sugar.
Every Alaskan citizen over the age of 6 months receives an oil dividend check of about $1000 per year!
No matter how cold it gets, gasoline will not freeze.
During WWII, because a lot of players were called to duty, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles combined to become The Steagles.
On average women can hear better than men.
The first telephone book was one page long and had only 50 names in it.
Greyhounds have the best eyesight of any breed of dog.
An elephant's tooth can weigh as much as 12 pounds.
In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more that a hundred years before either moon was discovered!
Only 1% of bacteria cause disease in humans!
Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
Most NASCAR Teams use nitrogen in their tires instead of air.
Flu shots only work about 70% of the time.
40% of all indigestion remedies sold in the world are bought by Americans.