Although it is closest to the Sun, Mercury has ice in its craters.
Pennsylvania has more covered bridges than any other state. Vermont, a much smaller state, claims a greater density of covered bridges. (More bridges per square mile). Parke County, Indiana, claims more covered bridges than any other county, but Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, comes in second.
Cartoonist Rick London (London's Times) is from Lumberton.
If a pinhead-size piece of the Sun were placed on Earth, one would have to stand as far as 145 kilometers (90 miles) away to be safe.
The International Checkers Hall Of Fame is in Petal.
Giraffes have no vocal chords.
The largest iceberg ever found was 208 miles long and 60 miles wide. That is bigger than Massachusetts.
The peacock male is called a male and the female, a peahen.
The human brain is 80% water.
The amount of carbon in the human body is enough to fill about 9,000 'lead' pencils.