- The Eiffel Tower has 1,792 steps.
- The world's first paved streets were laid in Rome in 170 B.C..
- Tigers have striped skin as well as fur.
- The 'black box' that houses an airplanes voice recorder is actually orange so it can be more easily detected amid the debris of a plane crash.
- By age 60 most people would have lost half of their taste buds.