The ship sent to Boston harbor in 1768 to enforce British taxes on the American colonies was the HMS Romney.
It takes 4 seconds for a silence to become awkward.
A drib is smaller than a drab.
A jiffy is 10 milliseconds.
Thither is farther from hither than yon.
An imbecile is more intelligent than an idiot, but less intelligent than a moron.
One in 18 people has a third nipple.
Cows have best friends, and miss them when they're separated.
Mr. Clean's first name is Veritably.
It's illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament wearing a suit of armor.
Norway once knighted a penguin. The penguin’s full name is Colonel-in-Chief Sir Nils Olav.
A group of weasels is a boogle.
A group of flamingos is a flamboyance.
A group of pugs is a grumble.
Turtles can breathe through their butt.
A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.
The last businessman to be elected President of the United States was Herbert Hoover.
Thomas Crapper did not invent the flush toilet.
The Empire State Building is about 312 Gary Colemans tall.
One out of every three Americans knows someone who has been shot.
The largest dinosaur poo ever excavated measured more than 25 inches in length.
Thor's hammer was named Mjoelnir.
On Mercury, a day is longer than a year.
The hole in your shirt that you put your arm through is called an “armsaye.”
In 1938 and 1939, incoming Princeton freshmen, asked in a survey to name the "greatest living person," ranked Albert Einstein second. In first place? Adolf Hitler, both years.
We have left 188 tons of equipment on the moon.
Each day you inhale about 700,000 flakes of your own skin.
Male chimpanzees use the same gesture -- an extended arm and open hand -- to try to coax female chimpanzees to have sex and to beg for food.
Abbott and Costello hated each other.
Reno is further west than Los Angeles.
The United States is 7/10ths of an inch farther from Europe than it was a year ago.
Humans share 90 percent of their genes with sea anemones.
The U.S. Army tried to develop a robot bear.
The Liberty Bell weighs the equivalent of 11,093 tacos.
There is a 20 percent chance that our lives are just all part of a computer simulation, according to Oxford University professor Nick Bostrom.
The two-toed sloth has three toes.
The world record for longest leg hair is 4.88 inches.
The average sleepwalking episode lasts six minutes.
The Milky Way will collide with the Andromeda galaxy in 2 billion years.