Approximately 365 million people in the world have computers while half of the world's 6.5 billion population has never seen or used a telephone.
Abe Lincoln's mother died when the family dairy cow ate poisonous mushrooms and Ms. Lincoln drank the milk.
Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour - about 1.5 pounds a year. By 70 years of age, an average person will have lost 105 pounds of skin.
Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
Toxic house plants poison more children than household chemicals.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
It is three times the size of Texas. By comparison, Iceland is only 39,800 square miles.
All the swans in England are property of the Queen.
Instead, they attended medical schools, many of which were condemned in the press and by the government as "substandard".
The first motion picture copyrighted in the United States (in 1894) showed a man in the act of sneezing.