Did you know that baby hippos are born under-water!
Brain of Albert Einstein
After the death of Albert Einstein his brain was removed by a pathologist and put in a jar for future study.
Breathe and swallow at the same time
There are two things we cannot do-breathe and swallow at the same time, and sneeze with our eyes open.
Clownfish are safe as long as they swim among the stinging tentacles of the giant sea anemone. Any fish that tries to catch them may end up as a meal for the sea anemone instead. The clownfish are covered with a sticky mucus that stops them being stung by the sea anemone.
The oldest tree in the world is a bristle-cone pine. One in Arizona, United states is 4,600 years old. It was just a sapling when the pyramids were being built, a tall tree when the ancient Greeks and Persians were battling in the Mediterranean, and was already old when Jesus was born.
Britons saves no water
Every year, the average Briton uses 10,000 gallons of water, 500 per cent more than the average Indian. A fraction of 1 per cent of drinkable tap water is actually drunk. The biggest domestic water consumer is the toilet – 2.2 gallons for every flush. Around 32 per cent of our drinking water is flushed down the toilet. It takes half a gallon of water to cook a pot of rice, and a gallon to wash the pot. You need 100 drops of water to fill a teaspoon.
Bumble bees flying high
Bumble bees live high up in the mountains in Europe, where they feed on the pollen and nectar of the flowers that grow there. Some insects even fly over the snowy peaks of the Himalayas as they migrate.
Some monarch butterflies fly from Canada to Mexico, where they mass together on trees to hibernate for the winter.
Buy glasses from peddlers
Not everyone likes wearing glasses, but in the Middle Ages, you could buy them from peddlers in the street and use them as ornaments!
Cactus grow in hot, dry palces. They have no leaves at all. They have spikes on them to stop animals eating them and have thick stems which store water.