so cold that nothing can rot there.
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% the world's oxygen supply.
If Antarctica's ice sheets melted, the worlds oceans would rise by 60 to 65...
on TV. I am so shocked at two answers I knew that The Beast didn't know.
Which singer has had a number one album in Billboard for the past six decades. The options were Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett. I know Elvis died a long time ago so he gets eliminated. I am...
When a peach is ripe enough to put in the fridge, you should be able to smell it when you are in the kitchen. You shouldn't have to pick it up and smell it.
Whether melons can continue to ripen after you take them home depends on their skin. Smooth skin like watermelon has...
California unscrambled the Rubik's Cube in 22.95 seconds.
In 1980, the city of Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
Henry Ford was Charles Lindbergh's first passenger in the Spirit of St. Louis.
Harry S. Truman was the last U.S. President with no college...
Network let me learn things not just in designing things but in ways of life.
Garage Gold has guys who deal with finding "trash" in people's garages that turn out to be history treasures that can teach us about the past and how ordinary nobodies and societal somebodies from...
1.5x its size.
In Dubai, there’s a fridge magnet that orders a pizza delivered to your door.
The world’s smallest book, “Teeny Ted from Turnip Town”, is 100×70 micrometers in size and requires a scanning electron microscope to read, as light beams are too large...
that the sun is a star.
If two pieces of metal touch in space, they become permanently stuck together.
There are two golf balls sitting on the moon.
Earth is the only planet in our solar system that's not named after a god or goddess.
The ashes of the man who discovered...
The letter X is a Greek abbreviation for Christ.
Coca Cola was the first beverage company to use Santa for a winter promotion.
Gold-wrapped chocolate coins commemorate St Nicholas who gave bags of gold coins to the poor.
There are 13 Santas in Iceland, each leaving a gift for...
Melanesians of the south Pacific evolved a different gene for blonde hair.
Dolly Dimples, a 555 lbs. woman, lost 443 lbs in one year by eating nothing but baby food.
Intelligent men tend to be more sexually faithful.
Touching a teddy bear can make people feel less lonely...
Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
In medieval Italy, if a man was caught kissing a woman in public, he had to marry her whether he liked it or not. (Wow have times changed!)
Until President Kennedy was killed, it wasn't a federal crime to...
the pineapples that look yellow in their prickly outsides are the best ones to pick because they are already sweet. Green pineapples are not yet sweet. To avoid buying a pineapple that's brown inside, look at the bottom for bruises. If it is bruised ten to twenty percent, don't...
1. Back To The Future 3
There is a scene in this movie where Marty, played by Michael J. Fox, has a noose around his neck and Doc has to save him.
This scene almost killed Fox. The first three takes a box was used for the actor to stand on since his whole body...
Kisses may last for no more than five minutes.
A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.
One-armed piano players must perform for free.
All boxes used to pick hops must be exactly 36 inches long.
A board was created to regulate among other things, hearing aids...
play music and shine a laser on to the mirror and the reflection will look like a laser light show on your wall.
You can start a fire with ice.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Wearing yellow makes you look bigger on camera; green, smaller.
There are more than 10...
while on tour.
Mariah Carey demands a used chewing gum attendant while on tour. The attendants only job is to dispose of the stars used chewing gum.
Barbra Streisand demands a toilet bowl filled with rose petals in her dressing room.
Axel Rose demands a square melon while on...
and not just in the summer.
On babies and kids, it is better to use mineral sun screens and not chemical sun screens.
Teenagers should be advised against self tanners.
Because of lifelong effects cancer has, self tanners and being in the sun more than one hour, since once...
world. I don't want to put the trivia that can introduce people to do bad things.
In California, USA, Los Angeles's full name is El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.
Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined.
There are more than...
many creative reasons to celebrate life.
August is Romance Awareness Month and Golf Month.
The first Sunday in August is Friendship Day.
The third Saturday in August is International Homeless Animals Day.
The third Saturday in August is World Honeybee Day.
The last Saturday in...
- The movie is called Abracadabra in some other countries to avoid translation confusion
- Sarah Jessica Parker did the singing herself when her character sang to lure the kids
- The man and woman who played the devil and his nagging wife are real life brother and sister...
If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on the left side of your mouth.
To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from over 2 million individual flowers
religious or familial...
January - Hobby Month
3 - Festival Of Sleep Day
5 - National Bird Day
20 - National Penguin Day
21 - National Squirrel Day
26 - Australia Day
4th week of January - Celebrity Read A Book week
February - Bird Feeding Month, Library Lovers Month
On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
Standard paper cannot be folded in half more than 7 times.
The original game of "Monopoly" was circular.
There are more nerve cells in the human brain than there are stars in the Milky Way.
The human eye blinks an...
Don’t infringe on the property of elves. In Iceland, modern road developments may not encroach on the traditional homes of … magical creatures. Actually this is still to be ruled on by Iceland’s Supreme Court. However, in 2013, an elf advocacy group called Friends of Lava...
Nudity is allow, provided that male genitals are covered.
Women may walk in public topless provided they have their nipples covered.
Idiots may not vote.
State officials ordered 400 words of “sexually explicit material” to be cut from Romeo and Juliet.
You may not carry a...
Bear wrestling matches are prohibited.
Masks may not be worn in public.
It is considered an offense to open an umbrella in the street for fear of spooking a horse.
Women are able to keep all property they owned before marriage if a divorce happens but it doesn't apply to men...
000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half caused cancer in rats.
There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
The 'Big Dipper' is known as 'The Casserole' in France.
The United kingdom...
than those found in Africa.
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.
By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand...
Sound travels about 4 times faster in water than in air.
0.3% of solar energy from the Sahara is enough to power the whole of Europe.
Scientists aren't sure what color dinosaurs were.
Oak trees produce 2,200 acorns in a season, but each acorn only has a 1 in 10,000 chance of...
Day here in the USA. Here are some chains that have deals for this special day.
Free Ice Cream Deals
The deal: Buy one get one free soft serve ice cream cones. Any size, any soft serve flavor.
When: July 19th.
Cold Stone Creamery
The deal: Members of the My Cold Stone...
Disney channel and on it, Gabe wondered on Good Luck, Charlie what's so great about Hawaii. I am from Hawaii, island of Oahu, so I turned the TV off and came on my computer to post some fun facts for those who may not know about Hawaii.
1. The island of Oahu has the only real...
girlfriend on a run that ended at the place where they first met. When he showed her his GPS tracker, the tracked route read "MARRY ME".
The scent of women’s tears temporarily reduces sexual arousal and testosterone production in men.
Mathematical proof that 1+1=2 takes 162...
I'm going to say random movie lines from different movies. You, have to guess the movie they are from and either the actor/actress or the character who said them.
1. " A foot in the door, that's all it is. One toe at a time."
2. " I ate my twin in the womb.. "
3. " If they...
The IRS employees tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war.
A Chinese law signed in 1981 requires that every citizen over the age of 11 plant at least one tree per year.
In Japan, gambling is illegal. However, they circumvent the law...
threw away a computer hard drive before realizing that it contained $7.5 million worth of bitcoins.
Craniopagus conjoined twins Krista and Tatiana can see through each other’s eyes.
A woman named Rachel Krishevsky who died at age 99 had 1,400 direct descendants.
1. Catch 22
John Jordan was the second unit director of the film Catch 22. He was on board a plane during the production of the film and decided not to wear a harness.
He ended up falling 2,000 feet to his death into the Gulf of Mexico after getting sucked out of an...
the original Tin Man, had to abandon the part after being hospitalized. The cause, a reaction to the aluminum powder in his make-up.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
The gag where wheelchair-bound Dr. Scott smashes through a wall only happened because the production...
Eddie Van Halen is half Chinese Malaysian and half Dutch.
Bruno Mars is from Hawaii and is half Filipino and half Puerto Rican.
Vanessa Ann Hudgens has Filipino and Chinese in her.
Michelle Branch is one-fourth Indonesian and one-fourth Dutch.
Enrique Iglesias isn't just...
that I have seen Friday. I am putting the trivia I learned here.
A White House chef that worked with the Clintons and the Bushes and works with the Obamas was on and shared some very interesting trivia about the cooking, White House security measures and White House residents...