Frogs sometimes eat enough fireflies that they themselves glow.
Saturn's rings are about 500,000 miles in circumference but only about a foot thick.
A cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through. The whiskers act as feelers or antennae, helping the animal to judge the precise width of any passage.
The oldest patented company logo is the red triangle of Bass beers!
The largest hailstone recorded fell on 14 April 1986 in Bangladesh weighing 1kg (2.25lbs). The hailstorm reportedly killed 92 people.
The banana tree cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
The world's first computer, called the Z1, was invented by Konrad Zuse in 1936. His next invention, the Z2 was finished in 1939 and was the first fully functioning electro-mechanical computer.
Over 40% of Italy's labor force is unionized.
Wal-Mart Stores bought $18 billion of goods from China in 2004 making it China's eighth-largest trading partner (ahead of Australia, Canada and Russia).
An average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.