Uranus has the coldest planetary atmosphere in the Solar System, with a minimum temperature of -371.56 °F (−224 °C).
If London's Big Ben was built today, it would cost about US$222,000.
During the Holocaust, a Jewish woman exposed up to 3,000 hiding Jews to the Gestapo to save her family.
There's a restaurant built into a grotto in Italy.
The main exporter of Brazil nuts is not Brazil. It's Bolivia.
Alex, an African grey parrot, was the first and only non-human animal to ask an existential question: he asked what color he was.
Coffee has been found to reverse liver damage caused by alcohol.
The world's largest producer of cigarettes is a company owned by the Chinese government.
There's a Cereal Cafe in London where you can eat hundreds of different kinds of cereals from around the world.
Facebook has 95 million users in China despite being blocked.
Anwar Sadat made Egypt the first Arab nation to achieve peace with Israel in 1979. For this, Sadat won the Nobel Peace prize.
In China, women who remain unmarried in their late 20s and beyond are called 'Sheng nu' which means 'leftover women.'
In Bhutan, there were no public hospitals or schools until the 1950s, and no paper currency, no roads or electricity until several years after that.
Canals are a Chinese invention – the Grand Canal of China is 1,103 miles long and was started in 486 BC.
Armenia became the first nation to adopt Christianity as a State Religion in the year 301.
90% of Chinese teenagers and young adults suffer from myopia (short-sightedness).