Posted 07 June 2011 - 11:45 AM
The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.
In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons combined.
Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
The matter in the universe is so thinly dispersed that the universe can be compared with a building twenty miles long, twenty miles wide, and twenty miles high, containing only a single grain of sand.
One of the stars in the Big Dipper, named Mizar, has another star revolving around it. Each of those two stars have another star revolving around it, and Mizar and it's companion star each have another star revolving around them. So, what looks like a single star is actually 6 stars.
Tiger shark embroyos fight each other in their mother's womb. The survivor is born.
In the late 19th century, millions of human mummies were used as fuel for locomotives in Egypt where wood and coal was scarce, but mummies were plentiful.