You mostly breathe from only one nostril at a time!
Romanian firefighters could not get their trucks close enough to a burning building, so they put out the fire by throwing snowballs at it.
Alexander I of Greece - king of the Hellenes 1917 - 20 died October 25th 1920 from blood poisoning after being bitten by his gardener's pet monkey.
Jimmy Hoffa's middle name is, appropriately, Riddle.
The Hoover Dam was built to last 2,000 years. Its concrete will not be fully cured for another 500 years.
The volume of water that the Giant Sequoia tree consumes in a 24-hour period contains enough suspended minerals to pave 17.3 feet of a 4-lane concrete freeway.
It is possible to drown and not die. Technically the term 'drowning' refers to the process of taking water into the lungs, not to death caused by that process.
Your nose and ears never stop growing.
The highest paid CEO in 2004 was Terry Semel of Yahoo. He earned $230 million, or approximately $630,000 per day.
Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.