A car travelling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star.
In Cleveland, Ohio it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
The average cocoon contains about 300-400 metres of silk.
The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.
Whitby, Ontario has more donut stores per capita than any other place in the world.
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which containing the letter “E”.
No president of the United States was an only child.
Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine.
Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
Most lipstick is partailly made of fish scales.
Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating.
Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia.
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult.
When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second.
A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood.
During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.
There wasn’t a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.