Christianity is the world’s most widespread religion (1,7 billion Christians).
There are 594 chapters before Psalm 118 and 594 chapters after it.
The word “Lord” appears 1855 times in the Bible.
The 10 plagues of Egypt:
1. Water turns to blood
3. Lice and fleas
5. Cattle die of diseases
6. Boils and sores
10. Death of first-born
The 7 last plagues (Revelation 16):
2. Sea turns to blood
3. Rivers turn to blood
4. People schorched by heat of the sun
6. River Euphrates dries up
In ancient China, the nose of a criminal who attacked travellers was cut off.
There are more than 16,400 parking metres in Manhatten, New York.
The first motorcycle speedway race was held in Maitland, Australia, in 1925.
Traffic lights were used before the advent of the motorcar.
The fewest aeroplane passengers killed in one year was 1 in 1993 and the most was 583 in 1977 when two Boeing 747s collided on the runway at Los Rodeos airport, Tenerife, the Canary Islands.
If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you’ll feel thirsty.
The muscle that lets your eye blink is the fastest muscle in your body. It allows you to blink 5 times a second. On average, you blink 15 000 times a day. Women blink twice as much as men.
The length from your wrist to your elbow is the same as the length of your foot.
On average a hiccup lasts 5 minutes.
If all your DNA is stretched out, it would reach to the moon 6,000 times.
Leonardo da Vinci could write with the one hand and draw with the other simultaneously.
An exocannibal eats only enemies. An indocannibal eats only friends.
The name Wendy was first used in JM Barrie’s Peter Pan.
The 17th-century French Cardinal Mazarin never traveled without his personal chocolate-maker.
Alexander Graham Bell never phoned his wife or mother because they were deaf.
The first written account of the Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie, was made in 565AD.
Beer was the first trademarked product – British beer Bass Pale Ale received its trademark in 1876.
In 1963 the French launched a cat called Feliette into space.
Julius Caesar was the first to encode communications, using what has become known as the Caesar Cipher.
The 16th century Escorial palace of King Phillip II of Spain had 1,200 doors.
Andrew Jackson was the first president to ride in a railroad train.
Martin Van Buren was the eighth president, the eighth vice president and lived to see the election of eight different presidents from eight different states.
The first president to be photographed while in office was President James K. Polk, in 1849.
The first telephone was installed in the White House when Rutherford Birchard Hayes was president.
Elizabeth Wallace, Harry Truman’s wife, was the longest living First Lady.