Lewis Carroll wrote 98,721 letters in the last 37 years of his life.
In Japan, it is completely acceptable to name your child "Buttocks" or "Prostitute"!
Actor Richard Gere was considered to play the role of John McClane in the movie "Die Hard". Instead, Bruce Willis played the part.
US Dollars are not made out of paper, they are made out of cotton.
In ancient Greece, children of wealthy families were dipped in olive oil at birth to keep them hairless throughout their lives.
Russia celebrates Christmas twice a year, December 25 and January 7th.
An African adult elephant eats about six hundred pounds of food a day; that's four percent of the elephant's body weight!
The Taj Mahal took 20 years and 20 thousand men to finish!
Research indicates that plants grow healthier when they are stroked.
Natural gas has no odor. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected.