No matter its size or thickness, no piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
Velcro was invented by a Swiss guy who was inspired by the way burrs attached to clothing.
Sound travels about 4 times faster in water than in air.
The ears of a cricket are located on the front legs, just below the knee.
Armadillos, opossums, and sloth's spend about 80% of their lives sleeping.
The Atlantic Giant Squid's eye can be as large as 15.75 inches (40 centimeters) wide.
An inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain water is equivalent to 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) of dry, powdery snow.
A new born blue whale measures 20-26 feet (6.0 - 7.9 meters) long and weighs up to 6,614 pounds (3003 kg).
There are no poisonous snakes in Maine.
The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.
Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. person jumping 780 ft. into the air.
The Earth is 92,956,050 miles from the Sun
Neptune only orbits the sun every 165 years
The sun makes up 99.86% of the solar systems mass
Jupiter is large enough for the Earth to fit inside 1,000 times
Venus spins in the opposite direction to most planets
25% of the bones in the body are found in the feet.
It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
Water covers around 70% of the Earth’s surface.
The volcanic rock known as pumice is the only rock that can float in water.
The Earth isn't perfectly round, it is slightly flattened at the north and south poles.
As well as having unique fingerprints, humans also have unique tongue prints.
Your nose and ears continue growing throughout your entire life
Dog have superior hearing than humans, capable of hearing sounds at four times the distance.
Sneezing with your eyes open is impossible.
Most of the dust in your home is actually dead skin! Yuck!
Butterflies taste food by standing on top of it! Their taste receptors are in their feet unlike humans who have most on their tongue
The loud noise you create by cracking a whip occurs because the tip is moving so fast it breaks the speed of sound!