Jupiter's core is non-metal, but due to the immense pressure inside Jupiter, the core has become a metal. This metal is liquid metallic hydrogen.
The center of the Sun is about 27 million degrees Fahrenheit (15 million degrees C).
The only borough of New York City that isn't an island or part of an island is the Bronx.
On an average, most people blink about 15,000 times in a 16-hour day (awake.)
There is enough energy in one bolt of lightning to power a home for two weeks.
Portugal is the world's largest producer of cork. The country has regulations protecting cork trees dating back to 1320. During the 1920's and 30's, it became illegal to cut down the trees other than for essential thinning and removal of old non-producing trees.
The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out.
In the course of a lifetime the average person will grow 2 meters of nose hair.
The Dominican Republic was called Santo Domingo when it first gain independence.
One acre of trees produces enough oxygen for 18 people every day.