998 million people play Volleyball.
Czechs are the biggest consumers of beer per male in the world.
If you rearrange the words "A Gentleman" you can spell "Elegant Man"
The pigmy shrew - a relative of the mole - is the smallest mammal in North America. It weighs 1/14 ounce - less than a dime.
Human tapeworms can grow up to 22.9m.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel is the world's largest bridge-tunnel complex.
A Crocodile weighing 120 pounds exerts a force of about 1,540 pounds between its jaws. A human's jaw exerts a force of about 140 to 180 pounds.
The amount of phosphorus that a human body contains is enough to produce 20 thousand match heads.
If every star in the Milky Way was a grain of salt they would fill an Olympic sized swimming pool.
A tropical wave, later to become Tropical Storm Isabel, struck Puerto Rico. As much as 24 inches of rain fell in 24 hours, and the severe flooding and numerous landslides resulting from the rain claimed about 180 lives.