Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua is the only fresh water lake in the world that has sharks.
By the age of 60, most people have lost 50% of their taste buds.
The leading cause of poisoning for children under the age of six in the home is liquid dish soap.
The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.
The word 'set' has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
In the 1930's, American track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.
Polar bear fur is not white, it's clear.
Women who read romance novels have sex twice as often as those who don't.
Cats cannot taste sweet things.
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy!
Crocodile babies don't have sex chromosomes; the temperature at which the egg develops determines gender.
In 1895 Hampshire police handed out the first ever speeding ticket, fining a man for doing 6mph!
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!
The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.
In some parts of England, rum is used to wash a baby's head for good luck.
The United States produces enough plastic film annually to cover the entire state of Texas.
The Queen Mary - the grandest vessel of her day - had many of her vital components made by car manufacturer Skoda!
Florida has more tornados per square mile than any other state.
The octopus' testicles are located in its head.
A 100-pound person on Earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars.