The Japanese commonly put ketchup on their rice.
People with blue eyes are better able to see in the dark.
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
About 1 in 30 people in the U.S. are in jail, on probation, or on parole.
Babies are born without knee caps.
The great wall of China is 1,400 miles long!
Children are poisoned most frequently by eating harmful plants.
Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China.
Females learn to talk earlier, use sentences earlier, and learn to read more quickly than males.
In 1897, Bayer, who is the maker of Aspirin, marketed the drug heroin.
Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!
The most popular sport as a topic for a film is boxing.
China has more English speakers than the United States.
In a year, the average person walks four miles to make his or her bed.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and month! Interesting tries from our readers: orange: door hinge, melange (French for mix) purple: hurtle, durple?, turtle month: once, bunth?, hunch
Roosters can't crow if they can't fully extend their necks.
Only 51% of South Carolina high school students will graduate, the lowest of any state.
The first two years of a dog's life are equal to 24 human years.
The first programme shown on BBC2 was Play School
According to Gaming Law, casinos have to stock enough cash to cover all the chips on the 'floor'.