1-Male fruit flies rejected by females drink significantly more alcohol than those that have had a successful encounter.
2-Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was Moon.
3- 1 in 50 Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens.
4-Powerful acids in snakes’ stomachs mean they will explode if given Alka-Seltzer.
5- 20% of people in the UK believe they have a food allergy, but only 2% actually do.
6-Bacteria and amoebas are far more different from each other than amoebas are from people.
7-Every living thing can be anaesthetised, even plants. Despite their successful use since the mid-19th century, no one really understands how anaesthetics work.
8-The most common treatment for angina is nitroglycerin. It comes in pills, sprays or patches.
9-None of the best-known English swear words are of Anglo-Saxon origin.
10-Princess Anne was the only woman not to be gender-tested at the 1976 Montreal Olympics.