The rings of Saturn are made of ice chunks; some as small as an ice cube and some are as big as a house.
One acre of trees absorbs enough carbon dioxide per year to match that emitted by driving a car 26,000 miles.
Earths oceans contain 7 1/2 million tons of gold, dissolved in the water.
The forest of Canadian Lake District is so dense that during winter the snow stays on top of the trees and the forest floor stays bare.
The Earth-Moon size ratio is the largest in our solar system, excepting Pluto-Charon.
Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.
Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes!
The world's smallest frog - The Little Grass Frog - is no bigger than a house fly.
The national anthem of the Netherlands "Het Wilhelmus," is an 'acrostichon.' The first letters of each of the fifteen verses represent the name "Willem Van Nassov."