Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
Giraffes have the same number of vertebrae as humans: 7.
All of the major candidates in the 1992, 1996, and 2008 U.S. presidential elections were left-handed.
When creating a mummy, Ancient Egyptians removed the brain by inserting a hook through the nostrils.
The longest attack of hiccups ever lasted 68 years.
Curly hair follicles are oval, while straight hair follicles are round.
Forty percent of twins invent their own language.
Newborn babies cannot cry tears for at least three weeks.
Babies are born with about 300 separate bones, but adults have 206.
People don't sneeze when they are asleep because the nerves involved in the sneeze reflex are also resting.