Myanmar and Ethiopia were formerly known as Burma and Abyssinia respectively.

Most of the Disney producers had no faith in Lion King.

At one time, Hugo Boss, Siemens, IBM, Bayer and Volkswagen all worked for Nazis.

Firstborns tend to have higher IQs and younger ones tend to have more sex.

You’re as much as eight times more likely to be happier if you cuddle regularly with your partner.

The man with the largest penis (13.5 inches), was once stopped by security at airport after noticing alarmingly huge bulge in his pants.

All the women employed by Australian navy are offered free boob jobs by the government.

If all the water on earth is bunched up into a ball, its radius will be less than 700KM

There’s a type of headache that causes the most intense pain a human being can endure called the “Cluster Headache”

After reading the newspaper accounts of a family dying after their refrigerator leaked toxic gas into their home, Albert Einstein and a student invent a refrigerating system with no moving parts known as Einstein Refrigerator, mordern refinements may see it hit the market soon.

Negaholics are people who become addicted to negativity and self-doubt — They find fault in most things and never seem to be satisfied.

Being a drama queen is an actual personality disorder known as the Histrionic personality disorder that affects women 4 times more than men.

Adriana Lima, Victoria Secret’s model was a virgin when she married at 27.

A 2003 study showed that people who eat fish once a week or more are less likely to develop Alzhemier’s disease than those who eat fish less frequently.

At the age of 82, Kurt Vonnegut an American author threatened to sue Pall Mall cigarettes for $1 billion for not being able to kill him.

When an ant dies it gives a special odor to indicate to other ants that it is dead an then taken to a graveyard.

Yahoo in the year 1997 turned down the offer to acquire Google for just $1 million, a company thats worth $200 billion today.

Peter the great of Russia made his wife look at the face of her lover that he beheaded, everyday after finding about their affair.

The company that owns Trojan condoms, Church & Dwight, also owns the First Response pregnancy tests.

A Russian woman in the 1700s gave birth to 16pairs of twins, 7sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets in just 40years with the same man.


Juan Mata is studying for two degrees in Marketing and Sports Science at a University in Madrid and communicates with his tutor via email.

Houston airport received many complaints about baggage wait times. In response, they moved baggage claim further away so the walk was longer than the wait. The number of complaints dropped.

There’s a naturally pink lake in Australia known as Lake Hillier.

Big Boi of Outkast was arrested leaving a cruise ship for possession of ecstasy and viagra.

The universe used to be completely opaque because there was so much plasma that light couldn’t travel through it.

Sir Isaac Newton’s. Self proclaimed greatest achievement was his lifelong celibacy.

These 2 sentences covers all English Alphabets “Quick brown fox jumps over the white lazy dog” and “Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs”

An ancient Egyptian medical manuscript stated that half an onion and the froth of beer is a remedy against death.

On August 14, 2010, in China, world’s longest traffic jam occurred which was about 60 miles long and lasted for nearly 10 days.

There is still no scientific explanation for why humans blush — Blushing is involuntary and uncontrollable.

Jaguars love to get high and is very common and observable in South America. They seek out roots of caapi plant and gnaw on them until they start to hallucinate.

If a Duracell battery leaks, and destroys one of your devices, the company will replace the device if it is sent to them with the defective batteries still in place.

“Marijuana” is actually a slang term, it is derived from the word “mallihuan” meaning prisoner.

People with higher IQs are 3 times more likely to suffer from depression due to increased brain activity.

NASA is currently working on a warp device that could get us to Alpha Centauri in 2weeks.

Japan cannot declare as it is against their constitution. They are also not allowed to maintain armed forces with war potential.

Watching too much porn causes erectile dysnfucntion, anxiety and depression.

Smokers are 3 times more likely to get mouth or throat cancer from oral sex.

Women get clitorial erections during REM sleeps that are equivalent to “morning wood”

James Milner, Aaron Lennon, Paul Robinson, Jonathan Woodgate, Alan Smith, all started their careers at Leeds United.


Sunderland shot stopper, Steve Mignolet speaks five languages-German, Dutch, English, French and has a degree in Politics from University of Leuven.

There exists an ATM machine that gives out gold bars instead of notes in the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.

Marlboro was originally launched as a woman’s cigarette in 1924.

Mozart wrote a piano piece that required the player to use both the hands and nose.

The farther back you sit on an airplane, the better odds of survival in the event of a crash. Passengers near the tail of a plane are about 40 percent more likely to survive a crash than those in the first few rows up front.

Mauricio Pochettino replaces Nigel Adkins at Southampton. Becomes only 2nd Argentine manager in the Premier League (after Ossie Ardiles).

Uruguay striker, Sebastian Abreu was the last player to score a Panenka-style penalty at the FIFA World Cup when he scored the penalty that took his country to the Semi-finals of the World in 2010 at the expense of Ghana.

Pep Guardiola has signed a pre-contract agreement to take over the reins at Bayern Munchen at the end of the season. He is 1st Spaniard to become Bundesliga head coach and he is reported to become highest earning coach in football (17 mln annual income).

At the ongoing Australian Open, Maria Sharapova became the 3rd woman to record successive double bagels in Grand Slam tournament and 1st since 1985.

Zimbabwe’s Peter Ndlovu was the first African to play in the English Premier League when he donned the colours of Coventry City in 1992.

Frank Lampard scored his 194th career goal for Chelsea against Stoke City last weekend, moving ahead of Dixon to become the club’s 2nd all-time top scorer. (Tambling, 202).

John Walters Walters became the 3rd player in EPL history to score 2 own goals in a single match – after Liverpool’s Jamie Carragher and Sunderland’s David Proctor.

Robin Van Persie won his 4th Player of the Month award last December. Record is 5 by Rooney and Gerrard.

Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for the fourth straight year! Barcelona now have equalled the record of Juventus as club to have winner of Ballon d’Or 4 years in a row.

The four players to score a hat-trick (3 or more) as a substitute in the Premier League era are Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Robert Earnshaw, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor.

A study suggests that on average 8.2 seconds of eye contact is required for “Love at first sight ” to happen.

In 2012, boxer Floyd Mayweather had only two fights, totalling less than one hour in the ring and earned $85 million.

Justin Timberlake was the voice behind McDonald’s “I’m Lovin’ It!” — He was paid $6 million for this song.

Orange juice tastes bad after brushing because toothpaste blocks sweet taste receptors due to a foaming agent that changes the permeability of your tongue cells.

In Japan 75% of men get monthly pocket money from their wives.


Suicide is the leading cause of death for people under 30years in Japan.

Twins often married each other in Bali as it was assumed they had sex as foetuses.

The reason your nose runs when you cry is because there are little holes in the inner corner of your eye which drains excess tears into your nose.

There’s an underwater statue of Jesus at the sea bed in Malta.

In 1972, Pink Floyd recorded a live concert at the ancient Roman amphitheatre in Pompeli…with no audience.

A woman burned down the house of a friend who had unfriended and blocked her on facebook.

Diana Ross, who famously sang “Ain’t no mountain high enough”, lost her ex-husband to a mountain climbing accident.

Of the monkeys that depict “see no evil,hear no evil,say no evil.” There’s a fourth one that symbolizes the principle of “do no evil”

Scientists have found that some people have the ability to hallucinate colours at will – even without the help of hypnosis.

There’s a species of ape that is more closely related to humans than chimpanzees, but zoos don’t want them because they have too much dirty ape sex.


People who laugh at your jokes and more likely to be interested in you and want to have sex with you.

Watermelon can help relieve stress and anxiety, as well as keep you energized and boost your metabolism.

During the earliest wedding ceremonies, the bride and groom would make love for the first time in front of the entire village.

An adult giraffe has a kick so powerful, they can decapitate a lion.

Laughter serves a social purpose — We do not laugh much when alone, but we laugh 30 times more when we are with others.

People are highly influenced by the behavior of others — Kicking a bad habit, or starting a good one are easier when done in groups.

Humans find information addictive — We naturally want more information and choices than our brains can process.

Thinking about your muscles can increase your strength.

Left-handed people are more susceptible to negative emotions (like anger) and are more affected by fear.

If you suffer from insomnia, there is a good chance that your sleep patterns were often disturbed as a child.

Lack of sleep and hunger are the two top most common causes of mood swings.

Our subconscious mind makes decisions much quicker than we do — This is why we usually know what we want before weighing the options.

Cold showers have better effects on hair and complexion — Hot showers may overheat your organs and lower a man’s sperm count.

A 5 minute cold shower can “shock” your body awake — The change in temperature relieves fatigue and increases mental alertness.

Women tend to be more attracted to men who don’t show as much of an interest in them.

Regular coffee consumption has been proven to reduce the risk of mental diseases such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Y2K (the mass computer bug that was supposedly going to occur in the year 2000) is now predicted to occur in 2038.

Younger men usually have a higher alcohol tolerance than younger women, but this reverses with age.

“Espirit d’escalier” is a French word for when you think of that perfect verbal comeback, but you’re too late to use it.

The word “gorilla” comes from a Greek word “gorillai” meaning “a tribe of hairy women.”

Globophobia is the fear of balloons.

Smarter people tend to be more open-minded and accepting of others.

Babies are so skilled at reading the emotions of adults that many experts compare it to “mind reading.”

Mary Jane was actually killed by Spiderman’s radioactive semen in the comics.

Avocados boost your serotonin levels, so eating them is a good way to beat depression.

The Kiwi fruit contains lutein, an antioxidant than can actually help improve eyesight.

Pineapple acts as a natural painkiller because it contains anti-inflammatory enzymes.

The “Liger” is a cross between a FEMALE tiger and MALE lion — Male tigers and female lions produce “Tigons.”

The giraffe was once called a “camelopard” because people thought it was a cross between a camel and a leopard.

In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be put in jail for cheating on their final exams.