The largest asteroid
As well as being the first asteroid discovered, Ceres is also the largest known asteroid at 933 kilometers (580 miles) across.
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Honey bees communicate with one another by dancing.
Some cats have survived falls of over 65 feet (20 meters), due largely
to their “righting reflex.” The eyes and balance organs in the inner ear
tell it where it is in space so the cat can land on its feet. Even cats
without a tail have this ability.
The largest island in Africa, located in the Indian Ocean (off Africa’s
East Coast) is Madagascar.
Mount Fuji is the highest point in Japan, which stands at 3,776 m.
The Roman – Persian wars are the longest in history, lasting over 680 years. They began in 54 BC and ended in 628 AD.
Recovery from anorexia is possible, even for someone who has been living with the disease for many years.
Abraham Lincoln was the first to hold a patent and the first to be in an inaugural photograph.
Cows are a big fan of a genuinely good rubdown just like dogs. They love being rubbed on their back, neck and head.
There are 16,000 species. Most are solitary insects; only about 5 percent are social bees, the most common being the honeybee.
Ancient Rome was eight times more densely populated than modern New York.