Category: AmazingFacts

The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds.


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The 3 most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English.


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The longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles).


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The Rolling Stones' tongue logo design was inspired by the Indian Hindu goddess Kali The Destroyer.


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The ‘Double Tree of Casorzo’ near Piemonte, Italy, is unique because it’s actually two trees in one: a cherry tree growing on top of a mulberry tree.


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Many of the elaborate background “sets” from the original Star Wars trilogy were actually just detailed oil paintings on panes of glass.


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Dutch trains now run entirely on wind energy. The wind powers 5,500 trips per day, enabling 600,000 daily train passengers to commute without any emissions. Over the course of an hour, a single windmill can power a train for 120 miles.


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If you want to be more productive, listen to a video game soundtrack while you work. People who work in silence are slower and less proficient than those who listen to music, and video game music is specifically designed to keep you motivated and finishing tasks without stealing your focus.


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The body of the Cowardly Lion costume used in the Wizard of Oz is made of real lion skin and fur, and the mane is made of human hair.


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Only three films have won the top five awards (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay): It Happened One Night (1934) One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) The Silence of the Lambs (1991).


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