In Colombia, an individual can be fined up to $90,000 for gossiping.
We forget 80 percent of what we learn everyday.
Kittens are born both blind and deaf.
The Great Sphinx of Egypt, one of the wonders of ancient Egyptian architecture, adjoins the pyramids of Giza and has a length of 240 ft. Built in the fourth dynasty, it is approximately 4,500 years old. A 10-year, $2.5 million restoration project was completed in 1998.
The average human will shed 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime.
La Paz, Bolivia has an average annual temperature below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
The declawing of a pet cat involves surgery called an onychectomy, in which the entire claw and end bone of each toe of the animal are amputated.
Your body uses 300 muscles to balance itself when you are standing still.
The Professor on "Gilligan's Island" was named Roy Hinkley. The Skipper was named Jonas Grumby. Both names were used only once in the entire series, on the first episode.
Titanic was built in Belfast.