The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.
Male monkeys lose the hair on their heads in the same way men do.
Areas of the sea up to 12 km measured from the low water mark of the coast and within the executive control of an adjacent state.
The Nile river is 6,690 kilometers long
Only 1 person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older.
In the 1985 Boise, Idaho mayoral election, there were four write-in votes for Mr. Potato Head
The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a 6 foot-tall human jumping the length of 7 football fields
The creator of the Waffle Iron did not actually like waffles.
The average child recognizes over 200 company logos by the time he enters first grade.
Upper and Lower case letters are so named because when print had to be set by individual letters the upper case letters were stored in a case above the case that held the lower case letters.
The guy in the Darth Vader suit didn't know that James Earl Jones was doing the voice until the screenplay.
Plants that need to attract moths for pollination are generally white or pale yellow, to be better seen when the light is dim. Plants that depend on butterflies, such as the poppy or the hibiscus, have more colorful flowers.
The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service
The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
Pulp Fiction cost $8 million to make - $5 million going to actor's salaries.
Spartacus led the revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C
Your fingernails can turn yellow from wearing nail polish and from the sun.
Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper was so relaxed on the morning of his launch into space in May 1963 that he fell asleep in his space capsule while waiting for blastoff.
In 1391, China began producing toliet paper for use by its Emperors
The average light bulb can last for about 750 to 1,000 hours.
Encircling a person and rending him incapable of doing anything till he/she concedes demands.
Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%.
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined
There are some ice creams that are 75% air
Stinging insects kills approximately 25 people annually in the U.S
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.
Babies are, pound for pound, stronger than an ox.
Earwax production is necessary for good ear health.
The music for The Star Spangled Banner comes from a British drinking song named Anacreon.
The largest volcano known is on Mars: Olympus Mons, 370 miles wide and 79,000 feet high, is almost three times higher than Mount Everest
Most honey bees die after stinging people as our skin is elastic, unsuitable for their stingers which are meant for harder inelastic skins. Their venom glands are also torn out in the process.
John Wayne's real name was Marion Michael Morrison.
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.
The only father and son to hit back-to-back home runs in a major league baseball game: Ken Griffey, Jr., and his father, Ken Griffey, Sr., both of the Seattle Mariners in a game against the California Angels on September 14th, 1990.
An American chews an average of 300 sticks of gum in a year
The first ever patent in the UK was Aaron Rathbone & Roger Burges, Map makers in 1618.
The letter "W" is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn't have just one syllable – it has three.
The distance between the surface and the center of the earth is 3,700 miles.
A chance of a woman having twins is increased after the age of 35. About 1 in 27 women will give birth to twins after this age. After 50 the chances of having twins is 1 in 9
The Grateful Dead were once called 'The Warlocks'.
The only member of the British House of Commons who is not allowed to speak is the man called the Speaker of the House.
In February 1878, the first telephone book was published in New Haven, Connecticut. The book was one page long and had fifty names in it.
The clock at the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C. will gain or lose only one second every 300 years.
Border collies are the most intelligent breed of dog
An ant can detect a movement through 5 centimeters of earth
Before its name was changed, the African Penguin used be called the Jackass Penguin because of its donkey-like braying call
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What is Bay Leaf
It is called Tej Patta in Hindi, Indian bay leaf, Malabar leaf, Indian cassia, Indian cassia bark or Tamala cassia. It is a tough, three veined leaf that is popular in India and used in Indian cooking and for preparing perfumes. It is a small to moderately sized ever green tree. The three veined leaf is elliptical, pointed. smooth and tough. The flavor and fragrance is similar to the cinnamon bark but slightly milder. The leaves are used either fresh, dried (both whole leaves or powdered form. Oil is also extracted (Bay leaf oil) to treat such ailments.