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For every human on Earth there are 1.6 million ants.
68% of the universe is dark energy, and 27% is dark matter; both are invisible, even with our powerful telescopes. This means we have only seen 5% of the universe from earth.
Earth is the only planet that is not named after a god.
Earth has traveled more than 5,000 miles in the past 5 minutes.
There are9 trillion kilograms or 1 billion tons of ants on Earth.
We collectively spend over 6 billion hours on YouTube each month. That’s almost an hour per person on earth.
The Quietest place on Earth is an anechoic chamber that’s 99.99% sound-absorbent. You can hear your heart beating, your lungs, and your stomach gurgling loudly.
There’s US$75 trillion in the entire world. If this is distributed amongst all people on Earth, each person will have less than $11,000.
A full day on the moon, from one sunrise to the next, lasts about 29.5 Earth days on average.
There are about 7500,000,000,000,000,000 grains of sand on Earth.
For every person on earth, there are roughly 170 million insects.
Our galaxy probably contains at least 2 billion planets like Earth.
Before trees were common, the Earth was covered with giant mushrooms.
The beautiful symmetry of a total solar eclipse happens because —by pure chance— the sun is 400 times larger than the moon, but is also 400 times farther from Earth, making the two bodies appear the exact same size in the sky.
A third of all Russians believe the Sun revolves around the Earth.
There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth.
A day on Mercury is equivalent to almost 59 days on the planet Earth.
Turtles have lived on earth even before the dinosaurs.
95% of Nauru’s adult population is overweight making it the fattest place on earth.
Americans eat 13 billion hamburgers a year, enough to circle the earth 32 times.