The low frequency call of the humpback whale is the loudest noise made by a living creature.
The average Italian consumes 25 kilograms of pasta a year.
The top five favorite breeds of dogs in the US are: Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, Beagle, and Dachshund.
The first sailing boats were built in Egypt.
Sharkskin has tiny tooth-like scales all over.
In Bhutan government policy is based on Gross National Happiness; thus most street advertising is banned, as are tobacco and plastic bags.
The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South!
In West Virginia if you run over an animal, you can legally take it home and cook it for dinner!
The chicken is one of the few things that man eats before it's born and after it's dead.
The Great Barrier Reef is home to about 400 species of different corals.