Women in Niger have an average of 7 children, the world’s highest rate.
Women in ancient Rome wore the sweat of Gladiators to improve their beauty and complexion.
Women were first allowed to participate in the Olympic Games in 1900.
Women think about their appearance 9 times a day, a UK survey found.
Over 20 million bats live in the Bracken Cave in Texas, the world’s largest colony of bats.
Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the Sun.
Rio de Janeiro was once the capital of Portugal, making it the only European capital outside of Europe.
The combined wealth of the 85 richest people is equal to that of poorest 3.5 billion –half of the world’s population.
The gastrointestinal tract is a 30-foot (9 m) tube running from your mouth to your anus.
The largest population of Catholics in the world is not in Italy nor Spain. It’s in Brazil: 123 million, 64 % of its population.
A dog’s sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than humans.
A newly-discovered species of rust-eating bacteria will have consumed the wreck of the Titanic within 20 years.
About 165,000 cars are produced every day.
Brazil was the only independent South American country to send ground troops to fight in WWII, with over 25,000 soldiers.
Cats are believed to be responsible for the extinction of several species of animals.
Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.
Jamaica, Colombia and St Lucia are the only countries where a woman is more likely to be a boss than a man.
Later school start times improve sleep and daytime functioning in adolescents, a study says.
Of modern countries currently independent, New Zealand was the first to allow women the vote.
1,2 million women have an abortion in the U.S. every year.
25 % Russians die before reaching the age of 55, compared to just 1 % in the U.S., and Vodka is to blame.
98 % of all adoptions in Japan are of male adults so that family businesses can remain within the family.
Half of all women who die from homicide are killed by their current or former husbands or partners.
Humans share 50 % of their DNA with bananas.
The machine to win the first flying prize in 1901 was an airship.
A horse focuses its eye by changing the angle of its head not by changing the shape of the lens of the eye, as humans…
More than 40% of couples now plan their weddings together, and three out of four grooms help select items for their wedding gift registries
The average cough comes out of your mouth at 60 miles per hour.
Mountain goats aren’t really goats, they’re antelopes.
When choosing raw fruits and veggies to juice, terms such as “pasteurized” and “hydrogenated” indicate that the food has been heated above the 118° threshold,…
You cannot work in Antarctica unless your wisdom teeth and appendix are removed.
Your body has enough iron in it to make a metal nail 3 inches long.
Young elephants, pandas, koalas, and hippos eat the feces of their mothers.
You can’t name your child “Ikea” or “Elvis” in Sweden.
You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Big Mac with a Super Sized Coke and French Fries.
You can use Skype to call toll free numbers at no charge in the U.S., UK, Taiwan and France.
You can start a fire with ice.
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
You can save 2,190 gallons of water per person per year by only flushing the toilet once a day.
You can tell the age of a whale by counting the rings in its earwax.
You are required to show up to vote in Australia. If you don’t, you’ll face a fine.
Women who snore during pregnancy are more likely to have smaller babies, according to a study.
Worldwide sales of cocaine earn more than Microsoft, McDonald’s, and Kellogg’s combined.
You are more likely to die in the taxi cab on the way to and from the airport than on the flight itself.
Written language was invented independently by the Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and Mayans.
Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s.
Women speak about 20,000 words a day. That’s 13,000 more than the average man.
Women spend nearly one year of their lives deciding what to wear.
An average person spends 6 years of his life dreaming.
An average person in the U.S. eats 35 tons of food in a lifetime.
Argentina has dropped 13 zeroes off their currency since 1970, a factor of ten trillion.
Panda researchers have to wear panda costumes to work with cubs.
Proportionally speaking, the most destructive war in modern history was the War of the Triple Alliance, which took the lives of over 60 % of…