An adult human head weighs about 12 pounds (5.4kg), or the same as a light bowling ball.
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About 93 percent of households in Denmark consume wine, the highest consumption of all countries. French homes follow with about 85 percent.
Prior to the invention of lawn mowers, lawns were cut with scythes, but this operation was ineffective unless the lawn was wet. The sale of lawn mowers got a great boost when lawn tennis came into vogue in England in 1870.
The Sun is colossal. It contains 99.8 percent of the total mass of the solar system. More than one million Earths would be required to match its volume.
According to a 1999 survey conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, of those people who snore, 19 percent snore so loudly that they can be heard through a closed door.
In Somalia, Africa, it's been decreed illegal to carry old chewing gum stuck on the tip of your nose.
The Japanese business environment requires strict adherence to rules of etiquette. Graduating students prepare for important job interviews by first learning how to bow properly and show proper manners when entering and ...Read More