You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in your lifetime.
Bacterias are invisible to the naked eye (an average 1,000 nanometers long) and can only be seen with the aid of a light microscope.
The dioxin 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin is 150,000 times deadlier than cyanide.
Kangaroo rats never drink water. Like their relatives the pocket mice, they carry their own water source within them, producing fluids from the food they eat and the air the breathe.
New Castle is the smallest town in New Hampshire covering .8 square miles.
It takes up to four hours to hard boil an ostrich egg.
Americans eat more than 16 pounds of French fries per person annually.
More than 25% of the world's forests are in Siberia.
Average people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.
Bacteria that cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, and leprosy can be cured with cashews.