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Ireland is known throughout the world for its vast amount of castles.
The potato has been studied by NASA as an important source of food for long manned space missions. It was found that the number of potato plants needed to sustain one astronaut equaled the amount of potato plant required to process the air to breathe by one astronaut.
Due to the sheer size of the beak, it would be sensible to think it weighs a fair amount but actually due to the little air holes the beak is actually quite light.
A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water. If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you’ll feel thirsty. If it’s reduced by 10%, you’ll die.
The average amount of time a woman can keep a secret is 47 hours and 15 minutes.
Newton invented/discovered calculus in about the same amount of time the average student learns it.
30 years ago the amount of memory in an average phone (8GB) would have cost $2,400,000.
There is no relationship between the amount of time spent on homework and better grades, a study found.
Sending a man to the Moon and finding Osama Bin Laden cost the US government about the same amount of time and money: 10 years and $100 billion.
Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe, a banana skin and the floor: it’s 0.07.
CT body scans expose the patient to the same amount of radiation as that experienced within a mile and a half of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.
Washing dishes by hand use almost 7 times the amount of water as a modern dishwasher.
Each tree can absorb 4.8 pounds of CO2. In a year, an acre of trees absorbs equal the amount of CO2 produced by driving a car 26,000 miles.
The total amount of money owed by every single person and country in the world is US$199 trillion, but the world has only US$80.9 trillion in cash and bank deposits.
Comet Lovejoy released as much alcohol as the amount found in 500 bottles of wine every second during its peak activity.
Facebook runs on 61 million lines of code. That’s more than twice the amount needed for an F-35 Fighter Jet.
The average employee in Italy works just 20 hours per week, one of the lowest amount in Europe.
A honeybee has the same amount of hairs as a squirrel: 3 million.
Eating an early dinner, or just skipping it altogether, may increase the amount of fat a person burns at night, a study found.
In 2014, individual Americans gave US$258 billion to charity —more than twice the amount given by corporations and foundations combined.