In Ancient Greece, if a woman watched even one Olympic event, she was executed.
In one day, a full grown redwood tree expels more than 2 tons of water through its leaves.
Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours.
The first Computer was ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, unveiled on February 14, 1946.
Dissolves soap scum from shower doors. Clean with a used sheet of Bounce.
At the end of World War 1 the average price for a gallon of gasoline was 25 cents. Thirty years later the average price had risen only to 26 cents a gallon.
The average company saves over $7,000 for each employee suggestion that is enacted!
The Earth orbits the Sun at an average velocity of approximately 30 kilometers per second (18 miles per second). Planets closer to the Sun travel faster in their orbits and planets further away travel slower.
The Idiom "the last straw (that broke the camel's back)" means additional event that makes a situation intolerable. In other words, it is saying one has reached the limit of his/her patience in a present situation.
Madrid is the only European capital city not situated on a river.