President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute. In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had. In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, “Well, are you there?”. It wasn’t until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase “number please?” The surface area of an average-sized brick is 79 cm squared. According toRead More →

A law passed in Nebraska in 1912 really set down some hard rules of the road. Drivers in the country at night were required to stop every 150 yards, send up a skyrocket, then wait eight minutes for the road to clear before proceeding cautiously, all the while blowing their horn and shooting off flares.. Birds do not sleep in their nests. They may occasionally nap in them, but they actually sleep in other places. The formula for cold cream has hardly changed at all in the 1,700 years since it was originally made by the Roman physician Galen. George Lumley, aged 104, married MaryRead More →

Scarlett Johansson is an American actress, model, and singer. Let’s see 100 interesting facts and trivia about her! 1. Scarlett Johansson love animals. She has a cat named Trooper and a chihuahua named Maggie. 2. Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. 3. Her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect originally from Copenhagen, and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was a screenwriter and director. 4. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, a producer, comes from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from the Bronx. 5. Sloan’s ancestors were Jewish immigrants from both Poland and Minsk in the Russian Empire. 6. She has an older sister, Vanessa, alsoRead More →