Nylon is made from coal and petroleum.
The first ever patent in the UK was Aaron Rathbone & Roger Burges, Map makers in 1618!
Flu shots only work about 70% of the time.
A lot of lovemaking can unblock a stuffy nose. Sex is a natural antihistamine. It can help combat asthma and hay fever.
Jimmy Hoffa's middle name is, appropriately, Riddle.
More steel in the United States is used to make bottle caps than to manufacture automobile bodies.
The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
The Yo-Yo originated as a weapon in the Philippine Islands during the sixteenth century.
Teflon is the slipperiest substance in the world.
An elephant's tooth can weigh as much as 12 pounds.
In ancient Rome it was considerfed a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
Each year, approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives.
In just about every species of mammal, the female lives longer than the male.
The average housewife walks 10 miles a day around the house doing her chores.
India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta
The country of Brazil is named after the brazil nut.
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times!
Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth and giraffe tails have all been used as money.
The winter of 1932 in the US was so cold that Niagara falls froze completely solid!
You share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world.