There are over 16,251 full-service restaurants in the vicinity of NYC. You could visit one every day for 40 years and still not have visited them all. This excludes counter service restaurants and cafeterias.
There are approximately three million shipwrecks on the ocean floor, worth billions in value and treasure.
Researchers say that lining the toilet seat with paper is pretty much pointless
It has been calculated that every 2 minutes, we take more pictures than all of humanity in the 19th century.
30 years ago, you could buy a lifetime, unlimited first-class travel pass with American Airlines for $250,000.
The largest hotel suite in the world is located 22 stories under the surface in the Grand Canyon Caverns. One night for two people in this 65 million year old cave is $700.
Harvard earns enough money from interest on its endowment that it could offer free tuition to every student and still profit.
The oldest living person smoked cigarettes from the age of 21 to 117.
You can immediately cool down a car that has been sitting under the sun by rolling down the window on one side and opening-closing the door on the other side 5-6 times.
According to an assistant professor of psychology and marketing at NYU, wearing red increases your chances in things like dating and hitchhiking.
If you're one in a million, there are about 7,234 people just like you.
Studies show that the colder the room you sleep in, the more likely you are to have a bad dream.
By peeing in the shower, you can save 1,157 gallons of water a year.
"Strategic incompetence" is the art of avoiding certain tasks by pretending you don't know how to do them.
The Statue of Liberty is made out of copper. When originally built, it looked like a shiny new penny!
Over its lifetime, the average microwave requires more energy to display a digital clock than to heat food.
On average, every dollar bill you touch has over 3,000 different types of bacteria.
When watching a DVD press stop-stop-play-skip to skip the ads and go straight to the movie.
The chlorine smell in swimming pools is accentuated by the chemical's reaction with impurities (like poop.)
There is a superhero supply store in Brooklyn with a cape fitting room that has a wind tunnel. They also sell oxygen gum, bottled chaos and have an invisibility testing center.