Average 100 lightning strikes occur worldwide every second.
A bee could travel 4 million miles (6.5 million km) at 7 mph (11km/h) on the energy it would obtain from 1 gallon (3.785 liters) of nectar.
The world's windiest place is Commonwealth Bay, Antartica with winds regularly exceeding 150 miles per hour.
An ant can survive for up to two weeks underwater.
Stamens have two parts - a stalk called the filament and the anther, which is at the tip.
The typical lifetime of a small cumulus cloud is between 10 to 15 minutes.
The Largest Ocean of the World is the Pacific Ocean (155,557,000 sq km), It covers nearly one-third of the Earth's surface.
Some spiders have as many as eight eyes.
The Earth is the densest major body in the solar system.
A seed contains its own food supply, which helps the sprouting plant as it begins its new life.