Air Conditioner File Photo Central air conditioners use 98% more energy than ceiling fans.
Albert Einstein File Photo After the death of the genius Albert Einstein, his brain was removed by a pathologist and put in a jar for future study.
Amish File Photo Amish people do not believe in the use of aerosal air fresheners.
Potty Training File Photo The average 4-year-old child asks over 400 questions a day.
Bamboo File Photo Bamboo plants can grow up to 36 inches in a day.
Beer File Photo (File photo)
Budweiser Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia.
Camels File Photo The world camel population is 19,627,000.
Cannon "Blackbeard" often fired incendiary cannonballs filled with beeswax, fat, and gunpowder. They exploded upon impact, burning with the ferocity of napalm.
Car Crash File Photo In Johannesburg, the average car will be involved in an accident once every four years.
Car Exhaust Every 25 miles a car produces one pound of pollution.
Crocodile File Photo Crocodiles swallow stones to help them dive deeper.
Croquet Croquet was the first outdoor sport to embrace equality, allowing both sexes to play the game on an equal footing.
Desktop Computer File Photo TIME magazine's Man of the Year for 1982 was the computer.
Diamond File Photo The largest diamond that was ever found was 3,106 carats.
Dubble Bubble Chewing Gum In Singapore, it is illegal to sell or own chewing gum.
Elephants There are 40,000 muscles and tendons in an elephant's trunk. This makes it very strong and flexible, allowing an elephant to pluck a delicate flower or lift a huge log. The trunk is used for touching, grasping, sucking, spraying, smelling, and striking.
Fire File Photo Fires onland generally move faster uphill than downhill.
Friday the 13th Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."
Google File Photo Google (credit: AP)
Graves, Cemetery File Photo There are only two cemeteries in San Francisco, California. Neither accept new interments.
Gum File Photo The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
Honey Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
Karl Marx Karl Marx is the father of communism for which the Soviet Union is most famous – but in fact, he never stepped foot in Russia.
Kermit the Frog Kermit the Frog delivered the commencement address at Southampton College in the state of New York in 1996.
Las Vegas Wedding Chapel File Photo On average, 150 couples get married in Las Vegas each day.
Lightning On average, the earth is struck by lightning 100 times per second.
Lion Yawning An adult lion's roar is so loud, it can be heard up to five miles away.
Child Loses Tooth The Mexican version of the "Tooth Fairy" is known as the Tooth Mouse, which takes the tooth and leaves treasures in its place.
President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama The White House has a movie theater, swimming pool, bowling lane, jogging track, and a tennis court.
Nerf Football What makes Nerf balls soft? Nerf foam is made from a solid, spongy cellular material that starts as a polyester resin treated with carbon dioxidde bubbles.
Nose There are five million scent receptors located in a human beings nose.
Oysters (File/CBS 2)
Paintball File Photo
Paintball is one of the safest of extreme sports. Only 20 in 1000 players sustain any type of injury, which include either slight bruising from close hits or sprains from stumbling during games.
Pearls Natural pearls will melt in vinegar.
Poinsettia In the wild, the poinsettia flower can reach a height of 12 feet, and have leaves that are eight inches across.
Samuel L. Jackson - Snakes On A Plane More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
Scissors Leonardo De Vinci invented the scissors.
Scuba Diver File Photo Scuba divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below.
Skeleton In Czechoslovakia, there is a church that has a chandelier made out of human bones.
Snail File Photo Discovered in 1976, the largest land snail recorded weighed in at 2 lbs and was 15 inches long.
Squirrel File Photo A squirrel cannot carry the rabies virus.
Surfing The University of Plymouth was the first university to offer a degree in surfing.
The New York Times The New York Times (credit: CBS)
The Moon If someone was to fly once around the surface of the moon, it would be equal to a round trip from New York to London.
Tiffany's Box Jewelers Tiffany & Co., based in New York, are responsible for making the Super Bowl trophy.
Tongue There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on the tongue.
Turkey File Photo Three consecutive strikes in bowling is called a "turkey."
Yellow Jacket You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day that in any other weather.
Zebras When two zebras stand side by side, they usually face in opposite directions. They say this is so they can keep an eye out for predators.