Wolves do not make good guard dogs because they are naturally afraid of the unfamiliar and will hide from visitors rather than bark at them. Advertisements
Admiral David Farragut is remembered for famously shouting “Damn the torpedoes!” in the Civil War’s Battle of Mobile Bay. Earlier in life, he was given command of a captured British ship during […]
The dinosaur with the longest name is Micropachycephalosaurus (“small thick-headed lizard”). Its fossils are usually found in China.
In a 50-year lifetime, an albatross has flown, at least, 3.7 million miles (6 million kilometers). source
In 1980 a Las Vegas hospital suspended employees for taking bets on when patients would die. source
“There are just two rules of governance in a free society: mind your own business. Keep your hands to yourself.” — PJ O’Rourke
Ffordd Ffriddoedd Ffriddoedd Road is located in the settlement of Bangor in Wales. source
The Dalmatie ant chews grain, forms it into patties, and cooks it in the sun.
One out of every ten paper clips manufactured is bought by the U.S. government.
Deprive a person of all sources of niacin, and that person will be insane within a year. source
Luciano Pavarotti made 165 curtain calls after singing Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” in Berlin on February 24, 1988. The curtain calls and applause lasted for 80 minutes. source
Among Franklin D. Roosevelt’s phobias was fear of fire, resulting in orders that doors to his room never be locked. He was also horribly afraid of Friday the 13th and managed to […]