This info is like wicked cool. But i dunno if its true.
Ok here it is
These are from http://www.professorcornbread.com/humor/jokes/fun.php#top
In Albania, nodding the head means no, and shaking the head means yes.
Every year, Mexico sinks about 10 inches.
Buckingham Palace has 602 rooms.
Toilets in Australia flush counter clockwise.
Writing in ancient Greece had no spaces between the words.
The worlds number one producer and consumer of pork is China.
The town of Tidikelt in the Sarah once went ten years with out rain.
It snowed more in the Grand Canyon that it did in Minneapolis in the past.
Public telephones in Israel are no longer operated by tokens. They now use magnetic cards the size of credit cards.
The oldest exposed surface on the Earth is New Zealand’s south island.
Hong Kong has the world’s largest double-decker tram fleet in the world.
The driest place on the earth is a series of valleys near Ross Island in Antarctica where no rain has fallen for the past 2 million years.
Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down, but there was only 6 injuries.
There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The yo-yo was originally used as a weapon in the Philippines.
Every Swiss citizen is required to have access to a bomb shelter by law.
Only four countries in the world start with D, Denmark, Dominica, Djibouti, Dominican Republic.
Cyprus has a map on its flag.
South Africa used to have 2 official languages, now it has 11.
Mexico once had three presidents in one day.
An earthquake on December 16, 1811 sent the Mississippi River backward.
The Angel Falls in Venezuela are nearly 20 times taller than Niagara Falls.
The English Channel grows 300 mm per year.
During winter in Moscow, the skating rinks cover more than 25,000 sq. meters of land.
If you travel across Russia, you will cross 7 time zones.
Brazil got its name from the nut, not the other way around.
Until the 18th century, India produced almost all the worlds diamonds.
The furthest point from any ocean would be in China.
There are no public toilets in Peru.
At the height of its power in 400 BC, Sparta had 50,000 slaves and 20,000 citizens.
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.
The US consumes 25% of the world’s power.
Flying from London to New York by concord, due to time zones, you can arrive 2 hours before you leave.
Montpelier, Vermont is the only state capital without a McDonalds.
Iceland consumes more Coke than any other nation.
San Francisco has the only mobile National Monument, the cable cars.
The national anthem of Greece has 58 verses, no one knows them all.
New Jersey grows 2/3 of the world’s eggplant.
The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of the books that would occupy the building.
The largest prime number is 13,395 digits long.
2 and 5 are the only prime numbers that end in 2 and 5.
1 and 2 are the only numbers where they are values of the numbers of factors they have
A golden razor removed from King Tut’s tomb was still sharp enough to use.
All gondolas in Venice, Italy must be painted black, unless they belong to a high official.
The 16th century astronomer Tycho Brahe lost his nose in a duel with one of his students over a math computation. He wore a silver nose ever since.
The ashes of the average cremated person weighs 9 pounds.
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of unwanted people with out killing them, use to burn their house down. Hence the expression “To get fired.”
The saguaro cactus, found in the southwestern United States doesn’t grow branches until it is 75 years old.
The average mouse pad is 8.75 inches by 7.5 inches.
Oak trees don’t have acorns until they are at least 50.
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