Microsoft writes the code for autopilot systems in all major airplanes.
Mosquitoes can fly about 1 to 1.5 miles per hour.
The Hubble Space Telescope weighs 12 tons (10,896 kilograms), is 43 feet (13.1 meters) long, and cost $2.1 billion to originally build.
The average American makes six trips to the bathroom every day; thats about 2 1/2 years of your life down the drain.
There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.
Each American eats an average of 51 pounds of chocolate per year.
The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint. No two lions have the same pattern of whiskers.
Despite the fact that 77 percent of Americans go to the grocery store with a list, it's estimated that half of everything bought there is bought on impulse. Supermarkets report very strong sales of almost anything they stock at the check-out line.
Serpent Mound State Memorial, a famous earthen mound in the shape of a serpent, winds for a length of 411 m (1348 ft) near Peebles.
The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.