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Video vs Radio

The first music video ever broadcast on MTV was the Buggles’ “Video Killed The Radio Star”.

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The longest day

On Venus, a day is longer than a year.

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Chug, chug, chug!

Consumption of beer worldwide is estimated to be around 125 billions liters per year, i.e. not less than 50,000 Olympic pools.

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Jane Cow

A cow with a name produces more milk than one without.

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Big Sun

The Sun alone accounts for 99.86% of the solar system’s known mass.

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Lonely Pope

Statistically, there are a bit more than two Popes per sq. km in the Vatican City State.

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Coincidence

Considering a group of 40 people, there are 89% chances that two of them are born the same day.

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Highest peak

The highest point of Maldives is lower than a basket on a basketball court.

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Lego

In 2009, there was an average number of 62 Lego bricks per human being on the planet.

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Bonellia and Clyde

The male Bonellia viridis, or Green Spoonworm, is so small that he lives inside the female!

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A folding story

You can’t fold a paper in half more than 7 times.

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Sniff

Traces of cocaine can be found on 90% of U.S. bills.

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French Resistance

Every year, the french cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris has as many visitors as Disneyland Paris.

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Take cover!!

Between 2000 and 3000 meteorites fall on Earth each year.

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Splash!

Each year, worldwide, more people die from firearms than from drowning.

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Drug ? No, chocolate !

Dark chocolate has the property to reduce the blood pressure level.

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A VERY long line

As of 2005, one hundred billion Bic pens have been sold all over the world. It represents enough ink to draw a line from here to Pluto and come back… more than 20 times.

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Packed in Paradise

80 billion human beings have been born on the planet since the first humans, and half of them in the last two millennia !

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Plague

Plague is not eradicated actually: the WHO took a census of 2118 cases in 2003, among which 182 were fatal.

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Vitamins

In a fruit, the highest proportion of vitamins is contained in the peel.

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