In the 17th century, the value of pi was known to 35 decimal places. Today, to 1.2411 trillion.
Almost half of all the pigs in the world are kept by farmers in China.
A woodchuck breathes only ten times per hour while hibernating, while an active woodchuck breathes 2,100 times an hour.
Approximately 25,000 workers died during the building of the Panama Canal, and approximately 20,000 of them contracted malaria and yellow fever.
Catfish are the only animals that naturally have an ODD number of whiskers.
Colgate's first toothpaste came in a jar.
Local animals and birds often prepare for sleep or behave confusedly during totality eclipses.
The Arctic ocean is the smallest and shallowest. It is mostly covered by solid ice, ice floes, and icebergs.
Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
On January 13th 1969 Beatles release the "Yellow Submarine" album.