If you are locked in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you will die of oxygen deprivation.

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Milk delivered to the store today was in the cow two days ago.

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First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt ate three chocolate-covered garlic balls every morning. Her doctor suggested this to improve her memory.

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Rice paper does not have any rice in it!

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The largest crossword puzzle ever published had 2631 clues across and 2922 clues down. It took up 16 sq. feet of space.

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To a human, one giant octopus looks virtually the same as any other of the same size and species. This explains why divers claim to have seen the same octopus occupy a den for ten or more years. But an octopus seldom lives longer than four years.

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The 16th century astronomer Tycho Brahe lost his nose in a duel with one of his students over a mathematical computation. He wore a silver replacement nose for the rest of his life.

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The ostrich egg yolk is the biggest single cell in the world.

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A regulation soccer games is 90 minutes.

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Half of all men start to lose their hair by the time they turn 30. Everybody loses dozens of hairs a day – the key thing is whether or not they grow back. More than 40 percent of men wind up with significant hair loss.

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Fine-grained volcanic ash can be found as an ingredient in some toothpastes.

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Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it’s known as Tennessee!

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Mother-of pearl is not always white. It can be pink, blue, purple, gray, or even green. Nor is it produced only by the pearl oyster. The abalone and the pearl mussel both have shells that are lined with fine-quality mother-of-pearl.

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At the outbreak of World War I, the American air force consisted of only fifty men.

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U-Haul is the world’s largest advertiser in the Yellow Pages.

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