The longest time between two twins being born .
The world’s deepest postbox is . It’s 10 metres underwater.
In 2007, an American man named Corey Taylor tried to in order to get out of his cell phone contract without paying a fee. It didn’t work.
In 1923, jockey Frank Hayes won a race at Belmont Park in New York — he suffered a heart attack mid-race, but his body stayed in the saddle until his horse crossed the line for a 20–1 outsider victory.
Everyone has a , just like fingerprints.
Most Muppets are left-handed. (Because , so they operate the head with their favoured hand.)
It costs the U.S. Mint almost twice as much to mint each penny and nickel as the coins are actually worth. Taxpayers just through the coins being made.
Light doesn’t necessarily travel at the speed of light. The slowest we’ve ever recorded light moving at .
is a Sardinian cheese that . The maggots can jump up to five inches out of cheese while you’re eating it, so it’s a good idea to shield it with your hand to stop them jumping into your eyes.
The loneliest creature on Earth is a whale who has been calling out for a mate for over two decades — but whose high-pitched voice is so different to other whales that .
The spikes on the end of a stegosaurus’ tail are as the “thagomizer” — a term coined by cartoonist Gary Larson .
During World War II, the crew of the British submarine HMS kept a aboard their vessel for six weeks (it was a gift from the Russians).
The northern leopard frog swallows its prey — it uses them to help push food down its throat by retracting them into its head.
The first man to urinate on the moon was Buzz Aldrin, the lunar surface.