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The toilet on the International Space Station (ISS) cost 14 million euros.
All Saints' Day exists among other reasons, because there are too many saints in Catholicism, so that each one could get a holiday.
Christian Bale's inspiration for his role in "American Psycho" was Tom Cruise.
Instagram has blocked searches for the eggplant or aubergine emoji after users employed it to denote a penis.
Throughout France there is only a single manufacturer of berets.
With the Heartography camera, dogs can take pictures of things that appeal to them.
An ailurophile is a person who loves cats.
Some spiders are matriphagous, meaning that the young devour the mother after hatching.
The metal sleeve which is crimped to hold the eraser in place on pencils is called ferrule.
The Schmidt Pain Index measures the pain of an insect sting.
In Copenhagen you can officially earn the title of Master of Disaster.
Steve Urkel has an IQ of 196 - 14 points more than Dr. Sheldon Cooper (182).
Halloween is composed of Hallow (old word for holy) and the Scottish word e'en (evening) together.
On the seabed of Namibia lives the biggest bacterium, a sulfur-reducing bacteria just a millimeter in size.
In the 1930s and 40s, baby cages were hung outside apartment windows so that infants living in crowded cities could get more fresh air and sunshine.
Astronauts can drink Espresso at the International Space Station.
In ancient Egypt, hangovers were cured with garland laurel, which had to be worn around the neck.
A homeless survived for several months in NY by getting one-night stands (almost) every day.
Only 1/3 of the Egyptian animal mummies contain complete animals, the rest are either empty or filled with parts only.
"Panda Porn" movies are played to pandas in captivity to encourage them to mate.
The name of the Egyptian God of the Sun, Ra, could not be pronounced at night.
Spain won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1968 with the title "La La La". The syllable "la" is mentioned 138 times in the song.
In 1672 the Dutch killed and ate their Prime Minister.
Some of Vienna's pedestrian traffic lights show couples - a man and a woman, two men or two women.
The popsicle was invented by an 11 year old in 1905.
An elephant in South Korea imitates human speech so well that South Koreans understand what he "says".
The fingerprint sensor on the iPhone also works with cat paws.
If a royal baby is born in the middle of the night, her majesty doesn't want to know about it until she wakes up at 8:00am.
InstaBreast, a 24 hour lasting breast augmentation, is the latest beauty trend in the US.
The Mars rover accidentally painted a penis on the surface of Mars.
From 1984 to 1992, "solo synchronized swimming" was an Olympic sport.
There is a disease called "uncombable hair syndrome".