During it’s lifetime an oyster changes its sex from male to female and back several times.
Cephalacaudal recapitulation is the reason our extremities develop faster than the rest of us.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
Daniel Boone hated coonskin caps.
More people speak English in China than the United States.
Butterflies taste with their hind feet.
1 in 5 of the world’s doctors are Russian.
Rape is reported every six minutes in the U.S.
Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in our solar system.
Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
In space you cannot cry because there is no gravity to make the tears flow.
Elephants have the longest pregnancy in the animal kingdom at 22 months. The longest human pregnancy on record is 17 months, 11 days.
California consumes more bottled water than any other product.
In 1936, American track star Jesse Owens beat a race horse over a 100-yard course. The horse was given a head start.
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