Despite being closest to the sun, Mercury is not the hottest planet. The hottest planet is Venus (at 462 Celsius).
On male shirts the buttons are on the right side, on female shirts the left side. This is due to wealthy women using slaves many years ago to dress them. The buttons were on the right side to the slaves who buttoned up the shirts.
The electric eel of South America (Electrophorus electricus) can generate over 600 volts, and can paralyze even a horse.
Some dragonflies can fly at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.
Some yaks milk is pink.
Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right of left handed or is that pawed?!
There is a prison in Ossining, New York named "Sing Sing."
Murphys Oil Soap is the chemical most commonly used to clean elephants.
There are only three world capitals that begin with the letter "O" in English: Ottawa, Canada; Oslo, Norway; and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The largest known star Canis Majoris is so big that if our Sun were a ball 117 centimeters in diameter, Canis Majoris would be 2.25 kilometers.