Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was born on and died on days when Halley’s Comet can be seen. During his life he predicted that he would die when it could be seen.
Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896, Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
It’s possible to lead a cow upstairs…but not downstairs.
Every person has a unique tongue print.
Einstein couldn’t speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
Your body contains 60,000 miles of blood vessels.
The record distance for a human fired from a cannon is 57 meters.
Time magazine’s ‘Man of the Year’ for 1938 was Adolph Hitler.
The swan has over 25,000 feathers in its body.