In Albania, nodding the head means "no" and shaking the head means "yes".
Mercury is the only planet whose orbit is coplanar with its equator.
Beelzebub, another name for the devil, is Hebrew for "Lord of the Flies", and this is where the book's title comes from.
Mexican Jumping Beans jump because of moth larvae inside them.
Spinach consumption in the U.S. rose 33% after the Popeye comic strip became a hit in 1931.
A Roman Centurion commanded 100 hundred men.
Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.
Ireland has won the most Eurovision song contests (7 times).
In the eighteenth century, many women went to the trouble of having their gums pierced so they could use hooks to secure their false teeth.
Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes.