Squirrel Monkeys are the most common monkey in South-America.
2,500 lefties die each year using products designed for righties.
Animal breeders in Russia once claimed to have bred sheep with blue wool.
A house cat spends 70% of its time sleeping.
Italy has two large islands, Sicily and Sardinia , as well as a number of smaller islands.
The largest potato was grown in Lebanon by Khalil Semhat near Tyre. The spud was 11.3 kilos (24.9 pounds).
The telephone's U.S. patent number is 174 465.
The Romans mastered plumbing. They used copper piping and valves - the patents of some are still in use today.
The popular silent star Greta Garbo spoke her first Swedish-accented words in the MGM film Anna Christie in 1930.
Italy borders Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia, and Switzerland.