An elephant can use its tusks to dig for ground water. An adult elephant needs to drink around 210 litres of water a day.
Each Wonder (in 7 wonders) has its own intrigue. Historian agree that the Pyramids stood the test of time, the Lighthouse is the only Wonder that has a practical secular use, and the Temple of Artemis was the most beautiful of all Wonders.
In one day a hurricane can release enough energy to supply all of the nation's electrical needs for about six months.
One study of a cruise ship anchor dropped in a coral reef for one day found an area about half the size of a football field completely destroyed, and half again as much covered by rubble that died later. It was estimated that coral recovery would take fifty years.
One acre of trees removes up to 2.6 tons of carbon dioxide each year.
Worms can have up to ten hearts.
The fastest speed a falling raindrop can hit you is 18mph.
From the 1500's to the 1700's, tobacco was prescribed by doctors to treat a variety of ailments including headaches, toothaches, arthritis and bad breath.
Archeologists have found evidence that humans have enjoyed eating apples since 6500 B.C. Each of us eats more than 19 pounds of apples annually.
Earth's oceans are an average of 2 Miles deep