A person breathes 7 quarts of air every minute.
During WWI, the Belgian King personally led the army, the Queen served as a nurse, and the 14-year-old Prince enlisted as a private.
Neanderthal man, the first human being in the true sense, had a brain capacity 100 cc larger than modern man's.
A horse focuses its eye by changing the angle of its head not by changing the shape of the lens of the eye, as humans do.
Facetious and "abstemious" are the only two words in the English language that contain the vowels a, e, i, o, and u in their proper order.
In one night, the World Trade Center in New York City used to use more electricity than the entire city of Troy, New York.
The peach Melba is named after Dame Nellie Melba, an Australian operatic soprano, for whom the dish was first created.
What is a Hurricane? A hurricane is a powerful storm system with a large low pressure center that produces intense winds and heavy rainfall.