Dead SeaThe Dead Sea is so dense with salt, you can easily float on it without drowning.
The worlds fastest-growing plant is the giant water lily, which grows almost a foot a day.
A starfish can turn its stomach inside out.
Ten minutes of one hurricane contains enough energy to match the nuclear stockpiles of the world.
US Patent number 3,593,345 was granted for the "Whisper Seat", a toilet seat with a soundproof lining so that noise won't be heard by others.
On average, Elephants sleep for about 2 hours per day.
Snakes are true carnivorous because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.
In seahorses, it's the male who gives birth to the young.
The U.S. mint in Denver, Colorado is the only mint that marks its pennies.
An alligator can supposedly wolf down an eight pound chicken in one gulp.