In Colombia, an individual can be fined up to $90,000 for gossiping.

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According to the Pentagon, Russia has supplied more than 85% of all of China's arms imports since early 1990.

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Most lipstick have fish scales.

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It's physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.

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La Paz, the capital city of Bolivia, is the highest capital in the world at over 17,000 feet (5,181 m).

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Less than one per cent of the 500 Chinese cities have clean air, respiratory disease is China's leading cause of death.

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In February 1901, Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Atlanta, Georgia changed it's name to The Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

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It is possible for any American citizen to give whatever name he or she chooses to any unnamed mountain or hill in the United States.

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More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby!

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Clocks made before 1687 had only one hand, and hour hand.

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Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.

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During World War II, the British Intelligence used the Colossus Machines (precursor to computers) at Bletchley Park to help decode the enigma code of the Nazis.

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The stall closest to the door in a bathroom is the cleanest, because it is the least used.

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An inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain water is equivalent to 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) of dry, powdery snow.

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Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year!

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The state of California raises the most turkeys out of all of the states.

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Nearly 91% of all senior citizens rely on prescription drugs on a regular basis.

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Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.

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Shanghai, China boasts 4,000 skyscrapers - double the number in New York City.

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In Arizona it is illegal to have more than two dildos in one house.

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China has about $1 trillion in personal savings and a savings rate of close to 50%. The US has about $158 billion in personal savings and an average savings rate of only about 2%.

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Iceland has the highest concentration of broadband users in the world.

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The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter iJi.

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Tamiflu's main natural ingredient is Chinese star anise.

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Two phone books with their pages interlaced require more than 8000 pounds of pressure to separte.

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40 to 50 percent of body heat can be lost through the head (no hat) as a result of its extensive circulatory network.

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Black olives contain on average 10 to 30% more oil than green olives.

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Only humans sleep on their backs.

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On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.

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The Eiffel Tower has 2,500,000 rivets in it.

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Mexicans consumed more Coca-Cola products than Americans, on average, in 2005. The average Mexican consumed 533 beverages during 2005, while the average American consumed 431.

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The name for Oz in "The Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."

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A can of SPAM is opened every 4 seconds.

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There are more than 1,700 references to gems and precious stones in the King James translation of the Bible.

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There are over 58 million dogs in the US.

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In 2005, the US government spent about $71 billion for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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Ghandi didn't allow his wife to take penicillin to save her life from pneumonia but took quinine to save himself from malaria.

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43.7% of all statistics are made up right on the spot

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Licking a stamp leads to the consumption of 1/10 of a calorie.

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An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

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Toilet paper was invented in 1857.

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Armadillos, opossums, and sloth's spend about 80% of their lives sleeping.

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The parking meter was invented in North Dakota.

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Even though it is widely attributed to him Shakespeare never actually used the word 'gadzooks'.

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Naturalists use marshmallows to lure alligators out of swamps.

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Orangutans warn people to stay out of their territory by belching.

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The world's longest Coca-Cola truck is in Sweden. It is 79 feet long with a four-axle trailer

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There are 50 million abortions performed every year world-wide. An estimated 40% of those are performed illegally.

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The avocado has the most calories of any fruit.

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The town of Kennesaw, Georgia has required its citizens to own a firearm and ammunition since 1982.

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The name for Oz in "The Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."

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The youngest Pope was 11 years old.

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Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

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Earthworms have five hearts.

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One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water!

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Pinocchio was made of pine.

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