1. The boiling point for water at the top of Mt. Everest is 162°F, about 50 degrees below the boiling point at sea level.
2. The smell of fresh cut grass comes from the chemicals plants release when in distress.
3. Back in the 1800s, composer Franz Liszt was worshiped like a rock star. In fact, he received so many requests for locks of his hair that he eventually bought a dog, only to snip off patches of its fur to send to his admirers.
4. The Eiffel Tower leans slightly toward the shade on sunny days.
5. Bees sometimes sting other bees.
6. There's a reason there's a hole in your pen caps.
7. It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.
8. There are more pigs than humans in Denmark.
9. Only faith will save Bulgaria.