Throughout its lifetime, an elephant goes through six sets of teeth. The elephant starves to death once the sixth set of teeth falls out.
The Spanish exclamation Ole!, commonly heard at bullfights and flamenco dances, comes from Allah, meaning “praise be to God”.
Winston Churchill had a heart attack in the White House while straining to open a bedroom window.
Members of the U.S. Congress are the world’s highest paid legislators.
A fetus acquires fingerprints by the end of the first trimester.
There are roughly 144,000 mosquitoes for every person on earth.
The steam rising from a cup of coffee contains the same amount of antioxidants as three oranges.
Mr Potato Head was the first toy advertised on television.
Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans do – 48 versus 46.
When a giraffe’s baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.