There are approximately three chickens for every human on Earth.
More than a dozen men have stood on the surface of the moon, but only three have been to Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, the deepest known spot in the ocean.
Forest growth in the US has exceeded harvest since the 1940’s. Today, we have more trees than any time in the past 100 years.
In 1850, only 8% of the people in California were women.
Every person in the world can fit in Texas and be given over 1000 sq ft in which to live.
The water between India and Sri Lanka is only 3-30 feet deep and was purportedly passable on foot until 1480 AD when a cyclone moved some sand around.
It's still possible to see the division between East and West Germany due to different light bulbs.
Venice Island was built on a foundation of tree trunks. 1200 years later, those same trunks still support almost all of central Venice.
A waterfall known as The Devil's Kettle empties water into a hole and nobody knows where it ends up!
There's a lake under Antarctica that is 25 million years old called Lake Vostok.
Longest officially recognized place name is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu.
The Caspian Sea is also classed as the world's largest lake.
The water of the Antarctica is so cold that nothing can rot there.
If Antarctica's ice sheets melted, the worlds oceans would rise by 60 to 65 metres (200 - 210ft) - everywhere
The Sahara desert expands at about 1km per month.