Amazing world facts realted to countries, the earth, politics and monuments.
The flying car Terrafugia can convert into plane mode in less than a minute. It's expected to start selling in 2016.
The Burj Al Arab in Dubai is the worlds most luxurious hotel. A suite starts at $2000 and can cost upwards of $28,000 USD per night.
Rome, Italy is the city with the most fountains in the world, totaling more than 2000. The closest competitor is Kansas City, having 200 fountains.
The world's record for the longest pencil is held by the company BIC, set in October 2017. The pencil measures 3582.6 feet (1091 meters) long. It was made with a graphite core and polystyrene, allowing it to be bendable.
The world record holder for breaking wooden toilet seats with the head is Kevin Shelley, having broken 46 seats in one minute.
The world biggest restaurant buffet organized in November, 2010 by Art of Living Foundation in India offered more than 5000 different dishes.
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.
Titan Arum (the Corpse flower) in Sumatra is the world's tallest flower, growing up to 10 feet tall (3 meters). It flowers every 10 years and smells like rotten eggs combined with moth balls and rotten meat.
The largest building in the world is the Boeing building in Washington state. It is used to assemble planes, and is so large that Disneyland could fit inside.
Contrary to what many people think, the earth is the closest to the sun in the middle of winter. It is not the distance, but the tilt of the earth that causes the temperature changes of the seasons.
The coldest inhabited place on earth is Oymyakon, Russia. Cars will not start once turned off and glasses will freeze to your face!
Tsukiji Market in Tokyo Japan is the biggest fish market in the world. Rare fish like the Bluefin Tuna is sometimes auctioned there for more than one million US dollars.
Almost half the population of Hong Kong lives in an apartment that is on the 15th floor or higher.