Olympus Mons on Mars is the largest volcano in our solar system, almost three times taller than Mount Everest on Earth.
When you get goosebumps and your hair stands, the hair helps to trap air, making you feel warmer by keeping in your body heat.
People in Sweden, Japan, and Canada are more likely to know the population of the United States than are Americans.
The average adult male shaves off 1 lb of beard per year.
An estimated one in five Americans (some 38 million don?'t like sex).
Bore-hole seismometry indicates that the land in Oklahoma moves up and down 25cm throughout the day, corresponding with the tides. Earth tides are generally about one-third the size of ocean tides.
Honolulu boasts the only royal palace in the U.S.
Arguably the largest state in the world, Western Australia covers one-third of the Australian continent. It spans over 2.5 million square kilometers (1 million square miles).
An inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain water is equivalent to 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) of dry, powdery snow.
Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches (46cm) per year as a result of draining water.