• The chemical element Uranium, discovered in 1789, was named after the newly discovered planet Uranus.
  • Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting.
    Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting.
  • On average, Antarctica is the windiest continent. Winds in some places of the continent can reach 200 mph.
    On average, Antarctica is the windiest continent. Winds in some places of the continent can reach 200 mph.
  • Howrah Bridge does not have nuts and bolts and was built by riveting the whole structure.
    Howrah Bridge does not have nuts and bolts and was built by riveting the whole structure.
  • Dolphins give each other names and will answer to it even when called by dolphins they don't know.
    Dolphins give each other names and will answer to it even when called by dolphins they don't know.
  • Jamaica was the first country in the Western world to construct a railway, even before the United States.
    Jamaica was the first country in the Western world to construct a railway, even before the United States.
  • In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of chocolate flavoured stamps.
    In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of chocolate flavoured stamps.
  • Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family.
    Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family.
  • After catching prey, pelican pushes water to the sides, and then moves the food into the throat and swallows it.
    After catching prey, pelican pushes water to the sides, and then moves the food into the throat and swallows it.
  • Rabbits have extremely strong hind limbs which allow them to leap great distances.
    Rabbits have extremely strong hind limbs which allow them to leap great distances.
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