An electric oven uses one kilowatt-hour of electricity in about 20 minutes, but one kilowatt-hour will power a TV for 3 hours, run a 100-watt bulb for 12 hours, and keep an electric clock ticking for 3 months.
Sir Isaac Newton was only 23 years old when he discovered the law of universal gravitation.
There are more germs in the human mouth than in the anus.
More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.
When a flea jumps, the rate of acceleration is 20 times that of the space shuttle during launch.
In Natoma, Kansas, it's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits.
The mandrill baboon has a red nose, blue cheeks, and an orange beard!
AFI DALLAS International Film Festival entertains more than 40,000 attendees with lectures, galas and 180 features and shorts, representing more than 25 countries.
Cephalacaudal recapitulation is the reason our extremities develop faster than the rest of us.
The United States has never lost a war when donkeys were used.