The tallest Christmas tree ever cut was a 221 ft (62m) Douglas fir that was displayed in 1950 at the Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle, Washington.
During the Christmas season, almost 28 LEGO sets are sold every second.
Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to God was Benjamin Franklin's suggested motto for the Great Seal of the U.S.
Since 1870, global sea levels have risen by about 8 inches (20 cm).
One drop of the Beaked Sea Snake venom can kill 3 adult men.
Lobsters are considered to be the cockroaches of the sea.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women.
The southernmost active volcano on Earth is in Antarctica. It spews crystals and is very close to the U.S. Research Center.
During the World War I, the British Army attempted to train seagulls to poo on the periscopes of enemy submarines.
Before compasses, Vikings navigated the ocean using birds, whales, celestial bodies, chants and rhymes.