• Pigeons can be killed by feeding them uncooked rice, either coz their stomach can't handle the carbohydrates or it swells in their throats and chokes them
  • Brain uses 20% of all the oxygen we breath, 20% of the calories of food we eat, and about 15% of the body's blood supply
  • Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire
  • Giraffes are unable to cough
  • Camel milk does not curdle
  • It takes forty minutes to hard boil an ostrich egg
  • When ants find food, they lay down a chemical trail, called a pheromone, so that other ants can find their way from the nest to the food source
  • When ants find food, they lay down a chemical trail, called a pheromone, so that other ants can find their way from the nest to the food source
  • A perfectly clean fire produces almost no smoke. Smoke simply means that a fire is not burning properly and that bits of unburned material are escaping
  • A whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound