The regulations of the Department of Food Procurement at the Pentagon take 20 pages to lay down the rules pertaining to hot chocolate.
CYCLINGThe only sport that causes more injuries than cycling in the US is basketball.
Third to... MORE
LAUGHFESTA world record was set at the Gilda's LaughFest event in Grand Rapids, Michigan in... MORE
TERMITETermites have no ears.
Soldier termites send alarm messages through a colony by banging their heads... MORE
LEADLead pencils contain no lead.
The writing material is graphite, but the results looked like those... MORE
POLAR BEARPolar Bears can run at 25 miles an hour and jump over 6 feet in... MORE
SLAVESBefore the abolition of slavery, Brazil had more slaves than any other country in North... MORE
LUNGA school in Belgium in 2007 announced that it was allowing pupils aged over 16... MORE
GARDENINGThe first recorded conviction for drunken driving while in charge of a lawnmower was in... MORE
BOURDALOUEA bourdaloue was an elegant porcelain chamber-pot designed for women.
Shaped rather like a gravy boat,... MORE
BRONTECharlotte Brontë, author of Jane Eyre, was only 4ft 9in tall. She had a cat... MORE
WONDER WOMANWilliam Marston created Wonder Woman in 1941 as a "distinctly feminist role model whose mission... MORE
MOOSEThe species know as a moose in North America is referred to as an elk... MORE
JIGSAWThe jigsaw was invented by the English mapmaker and geographer John Spilsbury in 1760. His... MORE
BOTTOMAll three of the medalists at a chilli eating contest in the Philippines in 1996... MORE
UNICORNThe Greek physician Ctesias wrote a classic description of the unicorn around 400BC. He described... MORE
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