Birds descended from a type of dinosaurs known as theropods.
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The Netherlands invaded Brazil in 1630, under Portuguese control until now. By 1654 the Netherlands had to abandon Brazil and again in 1500 the Portuguese had control over the territory that they found.
In February 2013, another asteroid managed to enter earth’s atmosphere
over Russia’s Chelyabinsk city. It exploded in sky but sent out
shockwaves that caused quite some damage and injured 1,200 people.
Scientists say that the asteroid was nearly 65 feet wide.
Unlike humans, cats are usually lefties. Studies indicate that their left paw is typically their dominant paw.
In developing nations of Africa, ladies work 12 to 13 hours extra per week than men.
China has the most domesticated pigs in the world! The United States is the second.
The coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth was minus 128.56 degrees
Fahrenheit (minus 89.2 degrees Celsius), registered on July 21, 1983, at
Antarctica's Vostok station.
Sushi, Sashimi and Tempura are among well know Japanese cuisines around the world.
In 1923, explorer Roy Chapman Andrews found the first dinosaur nest
known to science in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. Before he found the
nest, scientists were unsure about how dinosaurs were born.
Jellyfish Lake in the Philippines contains more than 13 million jellyfish.
After the release of the 1996 film Scream, which involved an anonymous killer calling and murdering his victims, Caller ID usage tripled in the United States.