A teaspoon of neutron star material weighs about 110 million tons.
The surface of the Earth is about 60% water and 10% ice.
Enrico Caruso and Roy Orbison were the only tenors this century capable of hitting e over high c!
In 1998, Sony accidently sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people's clothes.
Annual global spending on education is $1.1 trillion. Annual global spending on military is $1.3 trillion (45% by USA).
The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
Democratic Italy is governed by a President who appoints the Prime Minister (largely a figure-head).
The first bowling pins were so light that sometimes they flew out through the window of the bowling club.
Two-thirds of the world's kidnappings occur in Colombia
The longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses!