A typical flash of folk lightning lasts for about 0.2 seconds.
In Iceland, a Big Mac costs $5.50.
The US has the highest documented per capita rate of imprisonment of any country in the world. About 2% of white males, 4% of Hispanic males and 10% of black males are incarcerated. There are more black males in prison than in colleges in the US.
Tomato Ketchup was once used as medicine in the United States. It was sold as "Dr. Miles Compound Extract of Tomato".
Salt lakes such as the Great Salt Lake, Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea are salty are about 10 times saltier than sea water.
A spider's silk is stronger than steel.
Warren Beatty once worked as a rat-catcher!
The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas.
Cows do not have any upper front teeth. Instead they have a thick pad on the top jaw.
It takes twelve years of corn to make a tablespoon of corn oil.