The major ions in seawater are Na+, Mg2+, Ca2+, K+, Sr2+, Cl-, SO42- (sulfate), HCO3- (bicarbonate), Br-, B(OH)3 (boric acid), and F-. Together, they account for almost all of the salt in seawater.
The people of France eat more cheese than any other country in the world.
Statue of Liberty: During the restoration completed in 1986, the new torch was carefully covered with thin sheets of 24k gold.
About 10% of the world's population is left-handed.
Nondairy creamer is flammable.
Rats destroy an estimated 1/3 of the world's food supply each year.
As of July 2005, the smallest country in terms of population was Pitcairn Islands with 45 inhabitants!