Monday, September 01, 2014
Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most stolen from public libraries.
The main purpose of growing rice in flooded paddocks is to drown the weeds surrounding the seedlings and rice is the main food consumed for half the people worldwide.
Horseracing regulations require no racehorse's name to contain more than 18 letters.
Sheep do not drink from running water.
There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.
Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp and camel's milk does not curdle.
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes and the mechanical shark in the movie "Jaws" was nicknamed Bruce.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
It's just a hobby, Louisiana resident Richard Gibson has kept every toenail and fingernail he has clipped since 1978. Mr Gibson, who keeps them in a jar on his mantelpiece, started his collection in a box but ran out of room and swapped to a big jar. "I have no idea how many nails are in the jar. It's well into the thousands."
All the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20
There is more than 25,000 km /15,500 miles of neon tubing in the signs on the Strip and downtown Las Vegas.