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Scientists have developed a rechargeable battery that generates electricity out of sweat.
A 10-seconds lasting french kiss transfers 80 million bacteria.
In Syracuse, NY, there is a traffic lights in which the lights are disposed in the wrong order.
The precursor of the number puzzle Sudoku was invented in the 18th century by a Swiss.
Persons belonging to the new upper class in Africa and drive a Mercedes Benz are referred to as "WaBenzi".
Homesickness is also referred to as the "Swiss illness".
In 2008 Japanese researchers discovered a bacterium that lives in hairspray.
The longest movie of all times should last one month, its trailer 72 minutes.
An airplane is not reckoned landed until the doors are opened.
Lemons float in water, while limes sink therein.
The black box in an airplane is not black but orange, as they are intended to be spotted and recovered after incidents.
Cat urine glows under ultraviolet or black light.
An European shoe size multiplied by 2/3 gives the shoe length in centimeters. The foot length is 1-2 cm smaller than the shoe length.
Elephants can poop 30 kg feces at a time.
Scientists found a gene in fruit flies that make them sensitive to alcohol. This gene is called happyhour.
In Portugal there are traffic lights that turn on red automatically when a car goes very fast - just to force it to stop.
Dr J. Schäfer from Marburg, Germany, was able to diagnose a very uncommon cobalt toxication correctly because it appeared in an episode of Dr. House.
Octopus tentacles can search for food and feed a phantom mouth even if they are segregated from their body.
Male Argonauts (octopus) have a removable penis that is able to swim autonomously to their female counterparts to reproduce.
The White House in Washington is not completely white, rather cream-coloured.
The word singulare tantum, denoting a noun that has no plural form, has a plural form itself - singularia tantum.
Actor Jonah Falcon has the world's longest penis - in an erected state it is supposed to be 34 cm long.
Astronauts have to wear their underwear for several days because there are no washing machines on the ISS.
A Briton built an entire house out of 3.3 million Lego bricks.
The association of German flight attendants is called "UFO".
Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt.
A bodybuilding Championship in Belgium had to be canceled because all participants fled the doping control.
The US presidential candidate Vermin Supreme promised free ponies for all Americans.
The king penguin Nils Olav was knighted by the Norwegian king and since then it is called "Sir Nils Olav II".
In Swedish, mother means "Mor", grandmother "Mormor" and great-grandmother "Gammel Mormor".
"Strč prst skrz krk" is a Czech tongue-twister meaning "stick your finger through your throat".
The youngest person to serve in World War II was 12 years old.