In Morse code -.- means K
The dark region on the north pole of Pluto's moon, Charon, is called Mordor
Sunsets on mars are blue
When you die your hair still grows for a couple of months.
Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: heart represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs represented agriculture, and diamonds represented the merchant class.
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.
The largest number of children born to one woman is recorded at 69. From 1725-1765, a Russian peasant woman gave birth to 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.
The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep.
The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear. Any cup-shaped object placed over the ear produces the same effect.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.
North Korea uses a fax machine to send threats to South Korea.
A Kentucky University has officially labeled playing video games as a sport, and will awards scholarships to particularly good gamers.
There 'Grey School of Wizardry' in California is the first wizard school to be officially recognized as an academic establishment.
There is enough concrete in the Hoover Dam to pave a two lane highway from San Francisco to New York.
Kilts are not native to Scotland. They originated in France.
In the state of Arizona, it is illegal for cowboys to walk through a hotel lobby wearing their spurs.
In the 1960s, UGG boots became a popular option for surfers, who used the boots to keep their feet warm after exiting from the surf.
Horses can't vomit.
Honey is the only food that never expires. The same honey that was buried with the pharaohs in Egypt is still edible.