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  • 8478 - Hot water cleans better than cold water because it has a higher saturation point and increased kinetic activity. This results in faster dissolution of what you're trying to clean off.
  • 27 - The sloth moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur.
  • 53 - The largest chicken egg ever laid weighed a pound and had a double yolk and shell.
  • 74 - Women's hearts beat faster than men's.
  • 70 - Vampire bats have fewer teeth than other bats because they don't chew their food.
  • 32 - A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second
  • 141 - Goldfish have a memory span of 3 seconds.
  • 61 - Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.
  • 107 - The smallest hummingbirds weigh less than a penny.
  • 179 - elephants are the only mammals that can't jump

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