• Parachute was invented a century earlier than the Aeroplane.
    Parachute was invented a century earlier than the Aeroplane.
  • In June 2011, a 17-year-old teenage male in the Anhui province in eastern China sold a kidney in order to purchase Apple's iPad 2 and a laptop.
    The organ was removed without his parents' knowledge or consent, and sold for a mere RMB 22,000 (roughly $ 3,350 USD) to a company seeking organs in an online advertisement.
  • The letter 'J' was the last letter added to the English alphabet.
    The letter 'J' was the last letter added to the English alphabet.
  • The lifespan of every mammal is about 1 and a half billion heartbeats.
  • At the time of its birth, a baby Panda is smaller than a mouse.
  • Singapore is the only country in modern history that gained independence against its will. IT was expelled from Malaysia on 7 August 1965 by a unanimous vote of the Parliament of Malaysia due to racial tensions.
  • It takes a lobster approximately seven years to grow to be one pound.
    It takes a lobster approximately seven years to grow to be one pound.
  • Mercaptan in asparagus is what causes urine to smell.
  • The only nation whose name begins with an "A", but doesn't end in an 'A' is Afghanistan.
  • Singapore has the world's highest percentage of millionaires. One out of every six households has at least $1,000,000 US dollars.