Earth’s rotation speed, for something located on the equator, is 1,040 mph.
Baruya people venerate sperm, so much that women have as much intercourse (marital or extramarital) as possible when they’re pregnant, in order to give birth to a strong baby.
The first music video ever broadcast on MTV was the Buggles’ “Video Killed The Radio Star”.
The vibrator was originally intended as a medical instrument used to treat female hysteria.
The construction of a shadow Paris intended to lure the Germans had been initiated during WWI.
Mill Ends Park (Portland, US-OR) is the world-smallest park and covers a total area of 452 sq in (0.292 m2).
A bite from the banana spider results in hours-long erections.
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris Montmartre has been the host of a continuous prayer since 1885.
Qwerty keyboards were created to slow down the typing (and to split apart the letters often used consecutively).
A decrease in atmospheric pressure increases flatulences.
In the 19th century, Dr. Faustroll calculated the surface of God!
A municipal decree forbids flying saucers to fly over and to park in Chateauneuf-du-Pape (France).
Almost a thousand horses died in the Lake Ladoga when the water suddenly froze.
There is a shellfish which does not only parasite a fish but literally replace its tongue. This is the only known case of complete replacement of an organ.
Elvis Presley’s first guitar cost 12.95 $.
There’s only one death in “Rambo: First Blood”.
In Switzerland, if you fail too many times your driving test you might have to consult a psychologist to check your ability to drive.
The Bayeux Tapestry is not a tapestry (and was not made in Bayeux).
Castaways from the ship Utile have survived 15 years on the small Tromelin Island, which is only 200 acres almost without any vegetation.
The forerunners of roller coasters were called “Russian Mountains”. In Russia, they were and are still called “American Mountains”.