It takes an average person 7 minutes to fall asleep.
When you talk, you spray around 2.5 microscopic saliva droplets per
Rats cannot vomit, and neither can horses.
Every year, 11,000 injuries are reported in America as a result of
620 million years ago, an Earth day was only 21.9 hours long. It is
extending a little every year.
A 12-year-old girl from Ethiopia was kidnapped by four men on her way
from school. A week later the whole group was accosted by three lions who
chased the men away and stayed with the girl without harming her, only
leaving when the police arrived, looking for her.
A now teenage boy called Ben Underwood lost his sight to cancer when
he was 3 years old. He learned to use echolocation (orientation in space by
sound that e.g. bats use) in order to sense his surroundings. Today he can
play table soccer, basketball, he does karate, roller blades, enjoys pillow
fights and much more.
Our ears and our nose never stop growing.
In 1994, a man was arrested because he was dressed as the Grim Reaper
and just stood and stared into the windows of a home for the elderly.
Bulgarians nod when they want to say NO and shake their heads when
they want to say YES.