The fastest mouth-organ rendition of the song 'Oh Susanna' was 12.75 seconds set by Rich Beckman in 2007.
ELEPHANTThe manner of copulation in elephants was a matter for speculation in the Dark Ages.... MORE
PHONE SEXThe earliest mention of phone sex recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary dates from 1982.
SAUDI ARABIAIn recent years, Saudi Arabia has beheaded more criminals than any other country.
In 2002, 45... MORE
CYPRUSAccording to tradition, the Archbishop of Cyprus is the only person on the island allowed... MORE
ROSESThe average American buys 4.67 roses a year."God gave us memory so that... MORE
NAPLESIn May 2010, Italian prosecutors revealed that 5,000 flowerpots had been stolen from a cemetery... MORE
CRANEA derrick now means a type of crane, but its original meaning was a scaffold... MORE
LITERACYIt is estimated that one in five of the world's adults lacks minimum literacy skills.The... MORE
ACCIDENTSResearch in the USA has shown that the average American is more likely to die... MORE
WELLSH.G. Wells, author of such science fiction novels as The Invisible Man, War of the... MORE
LAMARRThe actress Hedy Lamarr, whom the director Max Reinhardt called 'the most beautiful woman in... MORE
NICARAGUAEach year before Easter, the town of Masaya in Nicaragua celebrates the Festival of San... MORE
STATUE OF LIBERTYOn August 5, 1884, the cornerstone of the Statue of Liberty was laid on Bedloe's... MORE
HOPENadezhda, which is the Russian for Hope, was the name of the first creature to... MORE
NEW ZEALANDThe first sheep in New Zealand arrived with Captain James Cook in 1773.
They now outnumber... MORE
BUNGAThe derivation and precise meaning of the term "bunga bunga" have been a matter of... MORE
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