It takes our brains 80 milliseconds to process information. That means we are all living ever so slightly in the past.

Putting dry tea bags in smelly shoes will absorb the odor.

The combined weight of all ants on Earth is about the same as the combined weight of all humans.

Insect wings have tiny pillars that kill bacteria by physically tearing it to shreds.

Every human is born with the ability to wiggle their ears. If you don’t discover it early, the muscle atrophies.

The surface area of Russia is slightly larger than dwarf-planet Pluto.

A can of Diet Coke floats in water, but a can of regular Coke sinks.

The sound of every shrimp snapping their claws at once would reach 246 decibels, potentially making shrimp the loudest animal in the ocean.

One hundred and ten people once tied for second prize in the Powerball lottery after playing the same lucky numbers from a fortune cookie.

Collectively, humans have spent almost 13,261 years watching the ‘Gangnam Style’ video.

Alexander the Great conquered half the known world by age twenty-two

There are 18.6 million vacant houses in the United States. That’s enough for every homeless person in American to have six.

Because it takes so long for their light to reach earth, many of the stars you see at night are long gone.

The entire current population of Earth could fit inside Texas, and it would still be less crowded than New York City.