A golf balls can reach speeds up to about 170 miles an hour.
Aspen Trees are the largest living organism in the world.
22% of American women aged 20 gave birth while in their teens. In Switzerland and Japan, only 2% did so.
The Olympic flag's colors are always red, black, blue, green and yellow rings on a field of white. This is because at least one of those colors appears on the flag of every nation on the planet.
1/3 of Taiwanese funeral processions include a stripper.
The piano hails from Italy.
Snails can sleep for 3 years without eating.
Snowboarding was invented in the 1960s in Austria.
If you can see a rainbow you must have your back to the Sun.
Each kidney contains 1 million individual filters. They filter an average of around 1.3 litres (2.2 pints) of blood per minute and expel up to 1.4 litres (2.5 pints) a day of urine.