The 110-acre ‘Snake Island’ in Sao Paulo has 4,000 snakes. Which is one snake for every 6 square yards. It is one of the world’s deadliest islands.
It is also home to Golden Lancehead. Its venom is capable of melting human flesh.
Worldwide, women earn US$18 trillion but spend US$28 trillion.
Charles Darwin ate almost every animal he discovered.
Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.
Pluto is 2370 kilometres (1473 miles) across, which can easily fit within Russia’s largest east-to-west radius of 10,000 km and the north-to-south size of 4000 km.
However, it has less population than the small country of Bangladesh.
Sir Isaac Newton at the age of 19, threatened to burn his parents alive.
Two actors have died while playing Judas in live Biblical plays by accidentally hanging themselves for real during the death scene.
For every human, there are 1.6 million ants in the world.
However, the weight of all ants combined is almost equal to the weight of all humans combined.
The world’s largest family stays in India. The husband has 39 wives and 94 children.
Ziona Chana also has 94 children, 14-daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren. They live in a 100-room, four storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the Indian state of Mizoram.
Amazon holds a patent on 1-click buying; Apple pays them licensing fees.
Microsoft has a patent, for opening a new window when you click a hyperlink. It expires in 2021.
Speaking of patents, Halliburton Company once tried to patent patenting.
The company filed for a patent on “patent acquisition and assertion by a (non-inventor) first party against a second party.”
Brad Pitt was banned from entering China for his role in the movie Seven Years in Tibet (1997).
A man planted 7,000 trees to make a guitar shaped forest as tribute to his wife.
Sadly, Mr Ureta admits he has only ever seen photographs of the complete guitar as a traumatic event in his youth has left him with a fear of flying.