In Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, there are no light switches or water taps. Light and water are motion activated, helping to cut their usage in half.
The city of Hamburg, Germany has more bridges within it's city limits than any other city in the world; a total of about 2300. Amsterdam has about 1200 bridges and Venice about 400.
The city of Churchill in Manitoba, Canda, uses helicopters and armed volunteers to surround the city and defend it from Polar bears during Halloween trick or treat night. Noise markers, rubber bullets and even bear traps are used.
Atlantic Giant pumpkins are grown in the Canadian city of Windsor, Nova Scotia. Enthusiast paddlers carve boats out of the giant pumpkins and participate every year in the world biggest pumpkin race.
Every year 50,000 square miles of forest are lost, enough to cover the entire state of Pennsylvania.
Lightning bolts strike Earth about 8 million times every 24 hours. That's around 100 lighting strikes each second.