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Your thumb is the same length of your nose.

Injured fingernails grow faster than uninjured ones.

Most popular day for a suicide is Monday.

Karaoke means “empty orchestra” in Japanese.

The suits on a deck of cards initially symbolised something: heart stood for the Church, spades – the military, clubs – the agriculture, and diamonds – dedicated to the merchants. 

There are 10 human body parts that are only written with 3 letters (jaw, rib, lip, eye, hip, arm, leg, ear, toe, and gum).

The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache.

The three best-known western names in China used to be: Jesus Christ, Elvis Presley and … Richard Nixon.

Kangaroos in Australia are about 40 million. Twice more than people.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley’s gum. 

“Goodbye” originates from “God bye” which came from “God be with you.”

The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees.

In 1980, Las Vegas hospital workers were betting on which patient would die next.

Kangaroos can’t hop backwards.

Catfish are the only animals that naturally have an odd number of whiskers.

Koala fingerprints can’t be easily distinguished from human ones.

If a cat falls off the 7th floor of a building, it has less chance of surviving than a cat that falls off the 20th floor.

A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee.

Honeybees have hair on their eyes.

Greece and Australia haven’t missed Olympic Games since 1896.

Nazis introduced the Olympic Flame Tradition. 

A turtle can breathe through its butt.

Cows and coconuts are deadlier than sharks.

Horses are not able to breathe through their mouths. 

Australia lost a prime minister in the 60s. He was never found. 

France is the country with the most time zones in the world. 

Butterflies taste food with their feet.

There are more lakes in Canada than in the rest of the world combined.

“Will Will Smith smith?” and “Will Smith will smith” are sentences that make complete sense. 

The voices of Yoda and Miss Piggy were done by the same person.

More tigers live in Texas than in the rest of the world. 

It’s possible to sail a boat from Pakistan to Russia if you sail in a completely straight line. 

On average, astronauts are two inches taller in space. 

It’s impossible to hum while holding your nose.

Wombat poop is square. It does shit bricks.

The fur of polar bears is not white but transparent.

Isaac Newton died a virgin. 

Soldiers from every country salute with their right hand. 

Kittens born to one cat are called a ‘kindle’.

If you are left-handed you statistically die earlier than right-handers. 

The hashtag symbol (#) is actually called an octothorpe. 

The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips. 

Long ago the phrase “mad as a hatter,” used to be literally correct. The hatters used in their work mercury which caused them go insane.

In China, the day a baby is born, the baby is considered 1 year old.

Maine is the only US State whose name has one syllable.

Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on business when the first A-bomb exploded, had come back home to Nagasaki for the second, and lived to 93.

Due to Earth’s rotation, an object will go farther if thrown to the West.

Pokemon were originally called Pocket Monsters.

When a species is suspected as extinct but then discovered to still be alive, it is classified as a member of the Lazarus Species.

The sound of a whip crack is actually the sound of the tip of the whip breaking the sound barrier.

Human eye’s resolution is estimated to be 576 mega pixels.

Sailors on Mississippi used to communicate water depth by crying “Mark Twain”. 

Male koalas have two penises; luckily female ones have two vaginas. 

Gerald Ford was not elected President of the USA, yet he held office.

Most white cats with blue eyes are born deaf.