Dandelion root can be roasted and ground as a coffee substitute.
There are 206 bones in the human body!
Diamonds mined in Brazil are harder than those found in Africa.
The American Automobile Association was founded for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps!
One quarter of the human brain is used to control the eyes.
The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.
A baby eel is called an elver, a baby oyster is called a spat.
A toothbrush within 6 feet of a toilet can get airborne bacteria from flushing.
X-rays of the Mona Lisa show that there are three completely different versions of the same subject, all painted by Leonardo Da Vinci, under the final portrait.
Bill Gates designed a traffic control system for Seattle when he was only 15!
Pearls melt in vinegar.
The largest diamond ever found was an astounding 3,106 carats!
If you went out into space, you would explode before you suffocated because there's no air pressure.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
Contrary to popular belief, hair does not grow back darker and thicker after it has been shaved.
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants!
A baby octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.
In Ancient Greece, if a woman watched even one Olympic event, she was executed.
The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South!