The metal with the highest melting point is tungsten, at 3410 degrees Celcius (6170F).
The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.
Sunlight can penetrate clean ocean water to a depth of 240 feet.
Scientists think the universe is 15 billion years old.
A large swarm of desert locusts (Schistocerca gregaria) can consume 20,000 tons (18,160,000 kilograms) of vegetation a day.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
Rain falls at an average speed of 22 mph.
There are more insects in a single square mile of fertile soil than there are people on the entire earth.
The adult heart pumps about 7,500 litres of blood every day.
If you could drive to the sun -- at 55 miles per hour -- it would take about 193 years