- Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
- It takes 50 minutes to soft boil and two hours to hard boil an ostrich egg.
- Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than air.
- Sir Isaac Newton was 23 when he discovered the law of gravity.
- Helminthophobia is the fear of worms.
- It takes 1 alligator to make a pair of shoes and 3 for a pair of boots.
- A car travelling at 80kph (50mph) uses half its fuel to overcome wind resistance.
- Whales have the slowest metabolism of all animals.
- Honey is the only natural food which never spoils.
- More people are killed from bees than snakes.