Bananas are one of the few fruit that keep ripening after they’re picked, which is why they’re harvested green.
Ear wax from whales keep record of ocean contaminants.
Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals on Earth.
Humans can outrun nearly every other animal on planet over long distances.
The human brain takes in 11 million individuals pieces of information per second but is only cognizant of roughly 40.
A handshake transfers more germs than a kiss.
Seahorses don’t have stomachs. Their intestines, which break down and absorb the nutrients from their food, serve its functions for them.
Besides humans, elephants are the only animals that can be taught to stand on their head.
Life jackets used to be filled with sunflower seeds for flotation.
India has more population than the entire western hemisphere on Earth.