Chimpanzees crumble leaves in their mouths to make a type of sponge to sop up water from the hollows in trees when they can't reach the water with their lips.
John Travolta’s famous white suit from the film Saturday Night Fever (1977) sold at auction for an incredible $145,500 in 1995.
Who would want to be a vicious Bear when you can be a lean, mean swimming machine? Definitely not the Miami Dolphins. When the football franchise chose its name in 1965 – the height of "Flipper-mania" – owner Joe Robbie explained why the name ...
In regions of India where the soil is red, elephants take on a permanent pink tinge because they regularly spray dust over their bodies to protect themselves against insects.
The dense globules of gas from which stars are born are much larger than the stars they will form. In the Orion nebula, globules have been detected which are 500 times larger than the solar system.
The most commonly used language in the world is Chinese. It is spoken by over 1 billion people.