Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, a town in New Zealand. The name means “The summit where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, the climber of mountains, the land-swallower who traveled about, played his nose flute to his loved one”.
Henry Ford was an anti-Semite and a Nazi supporter, and used his company, money and influence to spread and legitimize antisemitic views. He blamed every national problem on Jews, from strikes to depressions, and received the “Grand Cross of the German Eagle” from the Nazis in 1938.
If you are Jewish and 18-26 years old, you are entitled to a free 10 day trip to Israel.
The expiration date on bottled water is for the bottle, not the water.
Mail-order marriages are less likely to end in divorce than marriages overall in the United States.
Hallucinatory ‘voices’ shaped by local culture. In the U.S.A., voices are harsh and threatening while those heard by schizophrenics in Africa and India tend to be more benign and playful.
While men seen the average woman as average looking, women see the average man as below average.
The fizzy sensation on your tongue from carbonated drinks is not caused by the tiny bubbles popping; the fizz is our actual taste of carbon dioxide.
Morgan Freeman is against Black History Month. “Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.”
The ‘G’ on the Green Bay Packer’s helmets stands for “greatness,” not Green Bay.
Programmers missed one bug in the Boeing 777 autopilot. Passengers on Flight 124 survived the roller coaster ride.
Dogs have ‘Eureka moments‘ and enjoy the experience of solving a problem in order to obtain a reward.
Ursula and Sabina Eriksson, two Swedish twin sisters, had a “shared psychosis” and ran into oncoming traffic on a highway while on holiday in the UK.
The Soviet Union attempted to domesticate moose for use in a cavalry.