Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire.
There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year.
Proportional to their size, cats have the largest eyes of all mammals.
Capsaicin, which makes hot peppers "hot" to the human mouth, is best neutralized by casein, the main protein found in milk.
Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during World War II. The Phantom of the Opera star was once called Michael Dumble-Smith. The unsurprising desire for a name change was concluded after he saw a passing Crawford's buscuit lorry.
Horses can't vomit and pigs can't look up in the sky.
The average French citizen eats 500 snails per year.
A skunk will not bite and throw its scent at the same time.
Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.
Inventors John Deere and Cyrus McCormick made their fortunes in Illinois by improving farm machinery.