Michael Sata, the president of Zambia, previously worked as a cleaner at London Victoria railway station.
The longest duck penis ever found was 17 inches (43 centimetres) in length.
Under extreme high pressure, diamonds can be made from peanut butter.
The film Grease was released in Mexico under the name ‘Vaselina’.
In the autumn of 1940, students at Oslo University started wearing paperclips on their lapels as a non-violent symbol of resistance, unity, and national pride. When the occupying German forces caught on to the fact, wearing a paperclip promptly became a criminal offence.
The Soviet Mother Heroine medal was awarded to all mothers bearing and raising 10 or more children. It was awarded upon the first birthday of the last child, provided that nine other children (natural or adopted) were alive. It was awarded 454,142 times. Once to a man who raised 12 adopted sons.
Most diamonds are between 1 and 3 billion years old.
Women are paid less than men for the same work in every U.S. State.
There are more than 1,700 references to gems and precious stones in the King James translation of the Bible.
Wild American bison are one of the most dangerous animals to encounter in the United States. In Yellowstone National Park alone, nearly five times as many people are killed by bison than by bears every year. The bison can reach speeds of up to 35 miles per hour and are surprisingly nimble, making them difficult to avoid if they attack, which they do with little provocation.