Business & Finance
Computers & Internet
Countries & Places
Food & Drink
Health & Body
Law & Crime
TV & Film
Today in History
Refresh the page for more random facts.
Nearly 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong account over the next hour.
A coffee tree yields about one pound of coffee in a year.
In a century's time Islam had converted one-third of the world.
Adam Rainer is the only person in recorded history ever to have been both a dwarf and a giant. At age 18 he measured 4 feet 8.3 inches. When he died at age 50 he measured 7 feet 8 inches.
Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender.
In 2002, there were no billionaires in China. In 2007, there were 106 billionaires.
In the 1800's, rum was considered excellent for cleaning hair and keeping it healthy. Brandy was believed to strengthen hair roots.