Australian magpies swoop down and attack cyclists in the head and neck, sometimes detaching retinas. And they are protected so it is illegal to kill or hurt them.
In WWII Britain deceived the Nazis using a dead homeless person, enabling Allied troops to invade Italy.
The Australian minimum wage is about $15.66 American dollars.
Norway has a prison that’s like a summer camp, and its inmates are 3 times less likely to be repeat offenders than US and UK prisoners.
12 is a legal marriage age in Massachusetts (females only).
The guy who discovered Pluto is on his way there as you read this.
In the 1920s, Philadelphia Mayor J. Hampton Moore created a “smelling squad” to patrol the banks of the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers and hunt down the sources of the most obnoxious odors.
In ancient Japan before toilet paper, they used something called “Kusobera”, translated to “shit spatula”.
Tarantulas are known to live for 30 to 40 years.