2. The minimum IQ required to be in the Spanish army is 70. German Shepherds have an IQ of 60.
3. In the novels, James Bond believed that homosexuals could not whistle.
6. Half of the humans who have ever lived are believed to been killed by the mosquito.
7. Chocolate is toxic. The lethal dose for a human is about 22 pounds.
8. Camels originated in the grasslands of America 20 million years ago.
9. There are technically only 46 United States. Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Virginia are commonwealths.
11. The sound of a whip cracking is not leather hitting leather; it is a mini sonic boom.
13. The life expectancy of a eunuch is 13 years longer than the average man.
14. Koala fingerprints are indistinguishable from those of humans.
15. Fruit flies were the first creatures to be sent into space.
16. The Albanian language has 27 words to describe the shape of mustaches, and 30 for eyebrows.
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