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In the sign language of stockbrokers a finger extended under the nose symbolizes the German Bank. The reason is Hitler's mustache.
Belize is the only country in the world with people appearing on its flag.
Fucking Hell is a beer which is named after the Austrian village Fucking.
Morphine is named after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams, because it tends to cause sleepiness.
North Korea and Finland are only separated by Russia.
The successor of Windows 8 will be called Windows 10 - and not Windows 9.
With a budget of $100 million the film Gravity was more expensive than the Indian Mars mission, which cost only $73 million.
The real name of the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street is Sid.
A beer-lover, Barack Obama bought a brewing kit for the White House's kitchen for producing the White House Honey Brown Ale.
The ground plan of Brasilia, capital of Brazil, has the shape of an airplane.
In his younger days, Pope Francis used to work as a bouncer in a bar.
Bura-Hara is the Japanese term for discriminating a person because of his or her blood type.
Gordon Bowker founded Starbucks at age 51, Ferdinand Porsche was 56 when he established Porsche and Charles Flint incorporated IBM at age 61.
In 2010 Germany made the final payment for war debts from the First World War.
A neighborhood in Geldrop, Netherlands has every street named after Lord of the Rings.
According to Turkish traffic rules, you have to honk in front of curves.
There are a town and an island in Canada named Dildo and Dildo Island, respectively.
The US-American politician John Ashcroft lost his Senate seat to a dead person.
Initially, Nokia made rubber boots.
Steve Jobs always drove his car without license plate.
Ben Affleck is not allowed to play in several casinos, because he has won at blackjack too often.
In the song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana the sentence "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is not mentioned.
The opening credits of "The Big Bang Theory" consist of 109 images.
According to calculations of scientist Gref Laughlin, the world is approximately € 3.67 quadrillion worth.
Frank Hayes was a jockey who suffered from a deadly heart attack during a race - nevertheless he won that race.
"The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D" contains in large part the same bugs as in the original title from 1998.
The ATM in the Vatican have instructions in Latin language on their display.
OpenCola is a brand of open-source cola, where the instructions for making it are freely available and modifiable.
The Day of German Unity is celebrated on 3 October although the Berlin Wall fell down on 9 November 1989.
The closest living descendant of Tyrannosaurus rex is the chicken.
Buzz Aldrin was the first man to pee on the Moon.
Cowsmopolitan is an all-breed dairy magazine from Canada.