The most famous movie theatre is the Chinese Theatre located in Los Angeles, USA
Sir John Harington, the godson of Queen Elizabeth I, was the inventor of the toilet
If you keep a living goldfish in a completely dark room, it will eventually turn white.
Pope Pius II wrote an erotic book Historia de duobos amantibus in 1444.
570 gallons of paint would be needed to paint the outside of the White House
Monday is the day of the week when the risk of heart attack is greatest.
Bilbo Baggins was born on September 22, 1290.
Scientists have figured out that the speed of nerve impulses in the brain is 404 feet per second. If an idea is complex enough to take 100 nerve messages from one side of the brain to the other, the thought could be completed in less than a tenth of a second.
Mel Gibson has a horseshoe kidney (two kidneys fused into one).
The pupil of an octopus' eye is rectangular.
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one leg front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all 4 legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
The only married couple to fly together in space were Jan Davis and Mark Lee, who flew aboard the Endeavor space shuttle from Sept 12-20, 1992
Scatologists are experts who study feces. (aka. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.)
The U.S. bought Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre.
One punishment for an adulterous wife in medieval France was to make her chase a chicken through town naked.
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sportsgames (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after theMajorLeague All-Star Game.
The name Aspirin was invented from A in acetyl chloride. The spir comes from spiraea ulmaria which is the plant that they got the salicylic acid from, and the in was used because back then it was popular to end the name of medicines with in.
The state flower of Texas is the Bluebonnet; the state tree is a pecan.
Persia changed its name to Iran in 1935.
It is possible to drown and not die. Technically the term 'drowning' refers to the process of taking water into the lungs, not to death caused by that process.
Back in the mid to late '80s, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered 100% compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator.
When the body is resting, it takes in about 10 litres of air every minute
In downtown Lima, Peru, there is a large brass statue dedicated to Winnie-the-Pooh.
Human jaw muscles can generate a force of 200 pounds (90.8 kilograms) on the molars.
Even if you cut off a cockroach's head, it can live for several weeks.
Corned beef got its name because this beef was preserved with pellets of salt that were the size of corn kernels, which was also referred to as corns of salt
President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.
During a severe windstorm or rainstorm the Empire State Building may sway several feet to either side.
Richest country in the world: Switzerland. Poorest: Mozambique.
Around 2,000 left-handed people die annually due to improper use of equipment designed only for right handed people.
Your home is ten times more likely to have a fire than be burglarized.
In an average hour, there are over 61,000 Americans airborne over the United States.
The national sport of Japan is sumo wrestling
The first Super Bowl was played in 1967. The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeated the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League, 35-10.
Death duty (estate duty)
A sort of tax imposed on the property inherited at death of its previous owner.
The earth is about 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons in weight
The U.S. military s dried food rations can be re-hydrated with urine.
Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes
Canada is an Indian word meaning Big Village
People's verdict on some constitutional amendment and some other legislative issue of controversial nature.
The accent that Mike Myers used for the character Shrek came from the accent that his mother would use when she was telling him bedtime stories when he was a child
The average 1 1/4 lb. lobster is 7 to 9 years old.
Wilma Flinestone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
Millie the White House dog earned more than 4 times as much as President Bush in 1991. And, rightfully so
The number of births in India each year is greater than the entire population of Australia.
Laser stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. Developed 1950s 1960s.
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Choose two players to be the sharks, who position themselves under the middle of the parachute. On signal, standing players shake the parachute gently to create waves while the sharks move under the chute trying to gently touch/tag the leg of a standing player, at that point the two players change roles and the game continues on.