There are more beehives in India than any other country, an estimated 9,800,000.
The number of beehives in the world is estimated to be 72,642,755.
MAYDAYAccording to superstition, washing your face in Mayday dew can restore faded or lost beauty.... MORE
SPOONOne of the books short-listed for the 2010 Diagram Prize for oddly titled publications was... MORE
NIPPLEMammarism, invented around 1940, is a form of divination from the crinkles around nipples. ... MORE
NAPLESIn May 2010, Italian prosecutors revealed that 5,000 flowerpots had been stolen from a cemetery... MORE
BOARThe upper tusks of a wild boar are called 'honours', the lower tusks are 'rippers'.... MORE
LLAMAThere are about seven million llamas in South America. They have 32 teeth and can... MORE
OFFICEThe 1809 Sale of Offices Act was passed in haste as a result of a... MORE
QUEENSLANDThe area of the Australian State of Queensland is roughly seven times that of the... MORE
YOKO ONOYoko Ono, the widow of John Lennon, was born on the day James "Gentleman Jim"... MORE
PARASITEThe Parasite Museum in Tokyo boasts 300 varieties of parasite, including a 30ft tapeworm.... MORE
NUMBER PLATEA car number plate bearing only the number '1' sold for a record £7.1m at... MORE
ILLINOISThe Eastern tiger salamander was voted official state amphibian of Illinois in January 2005 while... MORE
BULGARIAAccording to an old Bulgarian peasant custom, coins are placed over eyes of a corpse... MORE
CYCLINGThe only sport that causes more injuries than cycling in the US is basketball.
Third to... MORE
BOXING DAYBoxing Day is said to take its name from the Christmas boxes given to servants... MORE
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