Kim Basinger once threw her modeling portfolio off the Brooklyn Bridge.
Air sacs may make up 1/5 of the body volume of a bird.
More American workers (18%) call sick on Friday than any other day of the week. Tuesday has the lowest percent of absenteeism (11%).
A cat lover is an ailurophile, while a cat hater is an ailurophobe.
CBS' "Walker: Texas Ranger" and Fox's "Prison Break" were filmed in Dallas.
At over 2000 kilometres long The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on Earth.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!
Dirty snow melts faster than clean.
A Duke is the highest rank you can achieve without being a king or a prince.
Newest trend in the Netherlands: Tiny jewels implanted directly into the eye.