Ice isn't slippery. What makes people and things slip on ice is water. A thin layer of ice melts when pressure is applied to it and it is this wet layer on top of the ice that is slippery.
Standard paper cannot be folded in half more than 7 times.
It takes about 63,000 trees to make the newsprint for the average Sunday edition of The New York Times.
It takes the same amount of time to age a cigar as wine.