The world's largest democracy is India, with a much larger population than the United States and pretty good turn-out in elections, although it also has lots of election violence. Democracy is the fastest-spreading form of government worldwide.
Good news for skunk lovers- an Illinois company is now manufacturing Eau de Pew a perfume created from diluted skunk scent.
Olympus Mons on Mars is the largest volcano in our solar system.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
The tongue of a blue whale is bigger than a taxi cab, and can weigh as much as an elephant.
Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.
An ostrich egg is also the largest existing single cell.
Thailand used to be called Siam.
A female african elephant can be pregnant for almost 2 years.
Gallium is a metal which melts on palm of the hand, due to its low melting point (29.76 Celsius).