The Canary Islands were not named after a bird called the canary. They were named after a breed of dogs!
In the early 1960’s, Porsche commercially manufactured farm tractors.
A blue whale’s aorta (the main blood vessel) is large enough for a human to crawl through.
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!
Flu shots only work about 70% of the time.
A chicken will lay bigger and stronger eggs if you change the lighting in such a way as to make them think a day is 28 hours long!
Jackie Kennedy Onassis was secretly a chain smoker.
Deep Breathing gives you health benefits similar to aerobics.
Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year!
Al Capone died in prison from syphillis – despite being the first sufferer to be treated with antibiotics!