A woman in the US can fit herself inside a suitcase in less than...

  Leslie Tipton, from San Francisco, California, can get inside a zipped suitcase in just 5.43 seconds, a record she made in September 2009. Now, that's what you call packing...

How the liver works

  The liver is one of the largest organs in the body so it receives a lot of blood. The liver uses this blood supply to perform many functions, such...
elephant trunk

Elephants can smell water from up to 12 miles away.

Smell water? It may sound ridiculous but elephants have been proven to not only do it, but do it from several miles away - a handy talent in the...
Tolkien's grave, Wolvercote Cemetery

JRR Tolkien’s tombstone bears the name of one of his characters.

  It bears the name 'Beren' while his wife's gravestone bears the name 'Luthien'. Beren and Luthien were star-crossed lovers he himself invented.  
Motorola Defy Underwater

In Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof.

If you're ever in Japan and you're looking for a phone, you'll find that being waterproof is a common feature. In fact, more than 90% of mobile phones sold...
John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy donated his salaries to charity.

  Because JFK was already rich when he entered public service, he decided to donate his salaries as a congressman, then as a President, to charitable institutions.  

You can drive bulldozers for fun in Las Vegas.

  Dig This' is a heavy equipment playground in Las Vegas where you can drive bulldozers or excavators in a vacant lot for at least 90 minutes.  
Transcend USB Flash Drive

Link #69: Flash Drive in Your Finger!

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