At any given time, clouds cover roughly 60 percent of earth.
The term “Astronaut” originated from greek words that mean “Star” and “Sailor.”
Corn is grown on every single continent except for antarctica.
Due to the speed of earth’s rotation changing over time, a day in the age of dinosaurs was said to be around 23 hours long, instead of modern day’s 24 hour cycle.
George Washington was quite the explorer, and one of his hobbies was discovering & hiking his way through caves.
Not all moons are dry, dull, and dusty like ours. Some, like Jupiter’s europa moon for instance, has a liquid ocean beneath an icy crust.
158°F is the temp it takes for an egg to cook off of a sidewalk.
Gecko feet allow them to climb and hang so well because of the millions of tiny hairs that stick to surfaces with a special chemical bond.
Opal, a colorful gemstone consisting of hydrated silica, has been discovered on mars.
Jellyfish, are actually not fish at all. They have no brain, no heart, and no bones. Jellyfish are related to corals and anemones and they belong to the phylum Cnidaria family.
Some viking chiefs were actually buried inside their ships. Pretty badass if you ask me.
In Japan, it is not uncommon to order for eel flavored ice cream.
According to scientists, the best time to take a nap is between 1 and 2:30 P.M. because that’s when a dip in body temperature makes us feel the most tired. It is also still early enough in the day that it wont likely affect your regular nighttime sleeping patterns.
Much like blue and red inck for some reason the average person prefers blue toothbrushes over red ones.
Hearing is the fastest human sense we react to. A person can recognize a sound in as little as 0.05 seconds.
It would take 100 earths, lined up end-to-end, to stretch across the face of the sun.
Make sure to wash your hands before eating if you’ve recently held your TV remote. The remote control is most often times the dirtiest item in a home, a hotel or even a hospital. So be warned.
All apes are capable and likely to laugh when they are tickled.
The highest concentration of shopping malls can be found in New Jersey.
It takes a whole gallon and a half of milk (5.7 l) to make a gallon (3.8 l) of ice cream.
Traces of gold can be found in human hair. But don’t quit your day job.
The highest recorded wave ever surfed was said to be as tall as a 10-story building.
In 1889, the first person to order for pizza delivery was the queen of Italy, Margherita savoy.
Depending on the speed of the wind, clouds are capable of traveling up to 100 miles per hour (160 kph) across the sky.