Since the 1930's the town of Corona, CA has buried, and lost, all 17 of its time capsules.
There are more bacteria and microbes in our body than actual cells that make up the body.
The tentacles of the giant Arctic jellyfish can reach 120 feet (36.6 meters) in length.
Female aristocrats on the island of Portugese Timor in Malaya, indicate their status by notching their ears.
Sunlight takes about 8 minutes & 20 seconds to reach the Earth at 186,282 miles/sec (299,792 Km/sec).
The state of Oregon has one city named Sisters and another called Brothers. Sisters got its name from a nearby trio of peaks in the Cascade Mountains known as the Three Sisters. Brothers was named as a counterpart to Sisters.
Pumice floatingThe only rock that floats in water is pumice.
The fastest computer in the world is the CRAY Y-MP C90 supercomputer. It has two gigabytes of central memory and 16 parallel central processor units.
The first ten feet of the ocean hold as much heat as the Earth's entire atmosphere.
A cat has a normal body temperature of 101.5. A dogs is 101.