A giraffe's neck contains the same number of vertebrae as a human.
80 years ago: The food mixer and the domestic refrigerator were invented.
5,865,696,000,000 The amount of miles in a light year.
Montpelier, Vermont is the only U.S. state capital without a McDonald's.
Footprints astronauts make on the moon will remain for millions of years due to the fact that there is no wind to blow them away.
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice.
Made up of billions of pieces of ice, the average thickness of each of Saturn's seven giant rings only ranges from about 200 to 3000 meters.
Chalk is made of trillions of microscopic skeleton fossils of plankton (a tiny sea creature).
70 years ago: The teletype and PVC (polyvinyl-chloride) were invented.
The original fifty cent piece in Australian decimal currency had around $2.00 worth of silver in it before it was replaced with a less expensive twelve sided coin.