In 1907 a study found that the easiest color to spot is yellow. That's how John Hertz, ,founder of the Yellow Cab Company, ,chose the color of his cabs.
The newsprint for the average Sunday edition of the New York times requires 63,000 trees to make.
The red spot on the 7-Up brand refers to its inventor, who was an albino with red eyes.
Each of the nostrils operates in a different way. The right nostgril detects more pleasant smells, while the left identifies smells more accurately.
Brazilian prisons offer inmates a chance to reduce their sentences by four days for every book they read and write a report on.