The Chow and the Chinese Shar-Pei are the only dogs that have black tongues.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!
The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
Reindeer milk has more fat than cow milk.
Tablecloths were originally meant to serve as towels with which guests could wipe their hands and faces after dinner.
There was no punctuation until the 15th century.
A recent study at Harvard has shown that eating chocolate can actually help you live longer!
All the swans in England are property of the Queen.
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
To have your picture taken by the very first camera you would have had to sit still for 8 hours!
In Kentucky, It's illegal to fish in the Ohio River in Kentucky without an Indiana Fishing License.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur!
About 39,000 gallons of water are used to produce the average car!
The average French citizen eats 500 snails per year.
A baby eel is called an elver, a baby oyster is called a spat.
For beer commercials, they add liquid detergent to the beer to make it foam more.
Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use.
When a giraffe's baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.
Snails breathe through their feet.
Linen can absorb up to 20 times its weight in moisture before it feels damp!