Added on: 7th Mar 2015
The US interstate highway system requires that one mile in
every five be straight. These straight sections function as airstrips
in times of war and other emergencies.
Update: According to Richard F. Weingroff, a writer at the Federal
Highway Administration, this is merely an urban legend and was
never part of the purpose for the Interstate.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth,
but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Cat urine glows under a black light.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
Babies are born without kneecaps.
They don't appear until the child is 2-6 years of age.
In the Great Fire of London in 1666, half of the city was burned
down but only 6 people were injured.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 years old.
It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up.
The frog throws up its stomach first, so the stomach is dangling
out of its mouth. The frog then uses its forearms to dig out all
of the stomach's contents and then swallows the stomach
back down again.
Los Angeles's full name is El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora
la Reina de los Angeles