One cubic mile of seawater contains about 50 pounds of gold.
Pain travels through your body at 350 ft. per second.
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
The ball on top of a flagpole is called a 'truck'.
Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China.
In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more that a hundred years before either moon was discovered!
4.5 pounds of sunlight strike the Earth each day.
In ancient Rome it was considerfed a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
Even Antarctica has an area code. Itís 672.
Anteaters prefer termites to ants.
There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
Chrysler built B-29's that bombed Japan, Mitsubishi built Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant called Diamond Star.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals!
The ant can lift things 10 times its own weight.
Moscow weathermen can be fined for inaccurate weather forecasting!
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original 'Halloween' was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
Originally, Du Pont, Inc. was a tiny gun powder mill in New Jersey.
Each nostril of a human being register smell in a different way. Smells that are made from the right nostril are more pleasant than the left.
India has a Bill of Rights for cows.
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue!