Napoleon's favorite type of wood was knotty chestnut.
In its ancient form, the carrot was purple, not orange.
The Phoenicians, the ancient Lebanese, were the first to develop an alphabetic script in 1100 B.C. They did so to facilitate their prosperous trade further.
One penny doubled everyday becomes over 5 million dollars in just 30 days.
Canada's new flag, with its maple leaf design, was unfurled in 1965 in Ottawa!
Micro-organisms have been brought back to life after being frozen in perma-frost for three million years.
Laikia, a dog, was the world's first ever space astronaut. She was sent into space in an artificial earth satellite in 1957 by the Russian government.
Adult cats with no health problems are in deep sleep 15 percent of their lives. They are in light sleep 50 percent of the time.
Close to 80% of people who watch the Super Bowl on television, only do so to view the commercials.
The number of cars on the planet is increasing three times faster than the population growth.