To melt away 1 pound of fat you will need to walk 34 miles.
The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins!
Animal gestation periods: the shortest is the American opossum, which bears its young 12 to 13 days after conception; the longest is the Asiatic elephant, taking 608 days, or just over 20 months.
Dogs have two sets of teeth, just like humans. They first have 30 "puppy" teeth, then 42 adult teeth.
One in every 9000 people is an albino.
More people are afraid of open spaces (kenophobia) than of tight spaces (claustrophobia).
The popular card game bridge was invented in Turkey.
In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
Whitewater Falls in Transylvania County is the highest waterfall in the eastern United States.
Paraguay and Moldova are the only countries with national flags with different emblems on the obverse and reverse sides.