A border collie named Saul took a leaf out of another (albeit fictional) canine’s book, being praised as a real-life Lassie when he led two members of a search party to his owner after the man was injured on a hike.
Nutmeg can produce a hallucinogenic effect if taken in a high en-ough quantity.
It’s not just trees that help provide us humans with oxygen—about half of that in our atmosphere is a by-product of photosynthesis from the microscopic sea algae known as phytoplankton.
Rhubarb grows so fast you can actually hear it!
Legend holds that when a pope dies, it’s the custom to strike him on the head three times with a silver hammer to ensure he’s really deceased.
A survey revealed that nearly half of the unmarried gents polled washed their bedsheets a mere four times a year, instead of the recommended once per week. Singletons, there may be a lesson in there.
Less than 14 percent of all M&Ms candies are brown.
May never begins or ends on the same day of the week as any other month in any given year.
Proof that crime doesn’t pay—even in space! Earlier this year, Canada passed a law allowing prosecution of crimes committed by the country’s astronauts on the moon or on their way to it.
The greatest number of people to play a single piano simultaneously is 23.
For a reasonable $19.95, you too can buy alien abduction insurance from a Florida agent. Of course, to cash it in, you’ll need to hand over a signature from an authorized, on-board alien, and who knows if they can even write in English?