When Scott Paper Company first started manufacturing toilet paper they did not put their name on the product because of embarrassment.
You can start a fire with ice.
In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King.
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!
Up to the age of six or seven months a child can breathe and swallow at the same time. An adult cannot do this.
Castor oil is used as a lubricant in jet planes.
It took 20,000 men 22 years to build the Taj Mahal.
The American Automobile Association was founded for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps!
Reindeer milk has more fat than cow milk.
The are six fictional characters that have stars on Hollywood's 'Walk of Fame'.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
Goldfish remember better in cold water than warm water.
In some parts of England, rum is used to wash a baby's head for good luck.
It takes Several hundred thousand years for newly made photons (light) to travel from the core of the sun to it's surface.
Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.
The launching mechanism of a carrier ship that helps planes to take off could throw a pickup truck over a mile.
Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!
More than 90% of shark attack victims survive.