Male mosquitoes find female mosquitoes by listening to the sound of their wings beating. The males can actually identify the correct species by the pitch of the female's wings.
Bacteria do not contain a nucleus or any other membrane-bound organelles and are therefore classed as prokaryotes.
In June 1963 Medgar Evers, state field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), was shot dead in front of his Jackson home.
In 1973, two blind Peruvian soccer teams played a match using a ball filled with dried peas.
Marlboro cigarettes sold in New York contain more tar and nicotine than those sold in all other states!
The State of Florida is bigger than England.
Many banks lent large sums of money to developing nations. In order to pay those debts plus interest many nations have turned to the mining of their natural resources as a source of financial aid.
President John F Kennedy could read 4 newspapers in 20 minutes.
The tips of fingers and the soles of feet are covered by a thick, tough layer of skin called the stratum corneum.
There are 35 million digestive glands in the stomach.