The Solar System formed around 4.6 billion years ago.
Many scientists believe that an asteroid impact caused the extinction of the dinosaurs around 65 million years ago.
Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system with a surface temperature of over 450 degrees celcius.
Halley’s Comet was last seen in the inner Solar System in 1986, it will be visible again from Earth sometime in 2061 (get your camera ready).
The Sun is over 300000 times larger than earth.
The microwave oven was invented by mistake when an engineer testing a magnetron tube noticed that the radiation from it melted the chocolate bar he had in his pocket.
A cockroach will live nine days without it's head, before it starves to death.
A person cannot taste food unless it is mixed with saliva. For example, if strong-tasting substance like salt is placed on a dry tongue, the taste buds will not be able to taste it.
Butterflies taste with their hind feet, and their taste sensation works on touch – this allows them to determine whether a leaf is edible.
Polar Bears can run at 25 miles an hour and jump over 6 feet in the air.