Ten Random Facts
"Titanic," James Cameron's blockbuster movie, currently ranks as the highest-grossing film ever in more than 60 countries, including Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Kenya, Poland, Russia, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, and Yugoslavia.
Data suggests that 1,000 or more heart attacks may occur each year aboard scheduled U.S. airliners.
Worldwide, bats are important natural enemies of night-flying insects.
Bore-hole seismometry indicates that the land in Oklahoma moves up and down 25 cm throughout the day, corresponding with the tides. Earth tides are generally about one-third the size of ocean tides.
All education through the university level is free in Eastern Europe's nation of Azerbaijan.
Yellowstone National Park is home to the largest heard of wild free roaming bison in the world.
Wood frogs are freeze-tolerant and spend winters frozen on land, only to thaw in the spring and begin their breeding process in vernal ponds.
It has been determined that less than one patented invention in a hundred makes any money for the inventor.
Significantly more bird species than mammal species pair for life, and both bird parents usually take an active part in the rearing of the young.
James Ramsey invented a steam-driven motorboat in 1784. He ran it on the Potomac River, and the event was witnessed by George Washington.
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