To take an oath, ancient Romans put a hand on their testicles.
A “quidnunc” is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.
The cicada, a fly found in Africa, spends 17 years of its life sleeping; and only two weeks is awake during which it mates and then dies.
Mosquito repellents don’t repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors.
The oldest known vegetable is the pea.
In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.
At 104 years old, Ivy Bean was the oldest person to use Twitter.