Interesting facts

  • The loudest land animal is the Howler monkey.
  • At 188 decibels, the Blue whale is the loudest mammal of all.
  • The only state in the U.S that grows coffee beans is Hawaii.
  • England is smaller than the state of Florida.
  • USGA regulation golf balls have 336 dimples.
  • The Mona Lisa doesn’t have eyebrows.
  • Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.
  • The Oilbird (oil bird) is the loudest bird.
  • According to a new study, next day soreness after hard work or exercising can be greatly reduced by drinking watermelon juice prior. Watermelon juice is rich in amino acid.
  • It takes about 7 strawberries to equal the amount of vitamin C in one orange about 3 inches in diameter.
  • The very first food eaten by a U.S astronaut in outer space was applesauce.
  • Did you know that the very first lemon seeds were brought to the Americas by Christopher Columbus?
  • Thanks to you and other readers in various corners all around the world, our Interesting Facts pages have now been viewed over 2.5 million times. That’s awesome!
  • A Clark’s Nutcracker (bird) can store up to 30,000 pine nuts for the winter in over 6,000 different locations across 300 square miles and remember where at least 70% of them are, finding them even if they’re snow covered. Special thanks to the visitor who pointed out a spelling error on this interesting fact.