The smallest thing ever photographed is the shadow of an atom.


Traces of cocaine were found on 99% of UK bank notes in a survey in London in 2000.

Yuri Gagarin

Was first person in space. In 1961.

TIE fighter

The sound of the TIE Fighter in Star Wars was made by blending the sounds of an elephant and a car driving on wet pavement.


Guadeloupe is believed to have some of the best sites for scuba diving in the world.


The character Mario from the video game Mario Bros is best known as a plumber. But he originally debuted as a carpenter in the game Donkey Kong.


More than 90% of shark attack victims survive.


Seals can stay under the water for up to 30 minutes before they have to come up for air.


The Earth travels around the sun at 67,000 miles per hour (or about 30 kilometers per second.) That's about three times as fast as a rocket traveling into outer space.

Las Vegas

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.


Penguins can convert salt water into fresh water.


The Margherita pizza was named after Margherita of Savoy, Queen consort of Italy from 1878 to 1900.

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