The longest cave in the world is the "Mammoth cave" in the USA at 560,000 meters deep.
Windmills always turn anti-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.
Per capital, the Irish eat more chocolate than Americans, Swedes, Danes, French and Italians.
About 170000 litres of water are used to produce the average car.
The Mall in Washington D.C. is 1.4 times larger than Vatican City.
Ocean waves can travel as fast as a JET plane.
If a native Hawaiian woman places the flower on her right ear, she is available.
A company 'Warner Communications' paid $28 million for the copyright of the song 'Happy Birthday'.
The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is 'uncopyrightable'.
The elements Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, and Nitrogen (all crutial to life) are found in roughly the same proportions in comets and human beings.
Utopia is a large, smooth lying area of Mars.
Niagara Reservation became the first state park in the U.S.
The Alps mountain range form part of Italy's northern border, and for a long time, protected the peninsula from invasion.
Leonardo da Vinci never built the inventions he designed.
Theodore Roosevelt was the first American to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.
The parachute was invented by DaVinci in 1515.
Titanic was running at 22 knots when it hit the iceberg.
The first computer company to register for a domain name was Digital Equipment Corporation
The largest mass wedding in history was held in the Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea where 35000 people were married.
Alexander Graham Bell (who invented the telephone) also set a world water-speed record of over seventy miles an hour at the age of 72.
The first neon sign was made in 1923 for a Packard dealership.
Abraham Lincoln was the only U.S. president to hold a patent.
The 1st live televised murder was in 1963, when Jack Ruby killed JFK's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald while millions of viewers watched.
In North America the buffalo is the largest land animal.
Rattlesnakes do not always rattle before they strike.
Sheep outnumber humans in New Zealand 15 to 1.
Christina Ricci was turned down for two roles opposite Leonardo Di Caprio including Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, and Rose in Titanic.
If all the Coca-Cola vending machines in the U.S. were stacked one on top of each other, the pile would be over 500 km high.
Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but women's shirts have the buttons on the left.
Golf is the only sport played on the Moon - on 6 February 1971 Alan Shepard hit a golf ball.
One 75-watt light bulb gives off more light than three 25-watt light bulbs.
Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die.
Castor oil is used as a lubricant in jet planes.
In 'Silence of the lambs', Hannibal Lector (Anthony Hopkins) never blinks.
You can start a fire with ice.
The ZIP in 'ZIP code' means Zoning Improvement Plan.
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