Olympus Mons on Mars is the largest volcano in our solar system, almost three times taller than Mount Everest on Earth.

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When you get goosebumps and your hair stands, the hair helps to trap air, making you feel warmer by keeping in your body heat.

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People in Sweden, Japan, and Canada are more likely to know the population of the United States than are Americans.

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The average adult male shaves off 1 lb of beard per year.

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An estimated one in five Americans (some 38 million don?'t like sex).

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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.

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Honolulu boasts the only royal palace in the U.S.

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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).

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An inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain water is equivalent to 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) of dry, powdery snow.

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Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches (46cm) per year as a result of draining water.

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