Top 100 Facts
93 percent of all water on board the International Space Station is recycled. NASA has even installed a high tech water filter that turns urine into water. The US astronauts drink it, but the Russian astronauts refuse, although they don't mind handing over their urine to the Americans.
The densest planet in our solar system is our own Earth. The least dense is Saturn. If all the planets were placed in a massive ocean, only Saturn would float.
Lamborghini started out as a tractor builder. When the owner bought a Ferrari and kept having problems with it, Enzo Ferrari dismissed his complaints in a rude manner. It was at that point Lamborghini decided to make the perfect car. Ferrari never spoke with him again.
It's a common belief that humans use only 10 percent of their brains. MRI imaging has shown that humans actually use most of their brain, even while sleeping.
In 1940, the town of Gorky, Russia received a rain shower of more than 1,000 14th century silver coins. It's thought that a tornado picked up a treasure chest and rained it down the small town.
Around 60 tons of cosmic dust falls down to Earth from outer space every day. Every breathing organism inhales some of this ancient dust, which long ago may have formed a star or a planet.
The Coqui frog in Puerto Rico is the world's loudest frog. If you are close to it, make sure to wear ear plugs. The sound it produces is as loud as a jack hammer.
The bullet ant inflicts the most painful sting of all insects. One sting feels like being shot by a bullet.
The flying car Terrafugia can convert into plane mode in less than a minute. It's expected to start selling in 2016.
The planet Saturn has 62 moons. One of it's moons named Titan is the only one in our solar system known to have an atmosphere.