More than 1.5 million seeds of various plants from around the world are stored at the Svalbard global seed vault in Norway. To ensure the safety of the seeds, it was built inside a tunnel carved under a mountain.
Eremologists study things in deserts, such as desert plants and animals. Enigmatology is the study of Puzzles. Fromology is the study of cheese.
It is estimated that 50 to 70 percent of all the oxygen in our atmosphere comes from algae and bacteria found in our oceans. Trees and plants only account for about 20% of the total oxygen produced.
Japan is the "vending machine capital of the world." Beer, whiskey, cigarettes, underwear, sausages, rice, eggs and potted plants are just a few of the many items you'd find in Japanese vending machines.
Angel Falls, Venezuela is the tallest uninterrupted waterfall in the world. The water drops 3,212 ft (979 m).
There are more people in the world who speak Spanish as a first-language than English. There are even more who speak Chinese, the leading first-language in the world with 1.2 billion speakers.
The Pacific Ocean is the biggest ocean in the world, accounting for 32% of the world's total surface area. That's slightly more than all the land in the world combined.