Iota is the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet. In Greek numerals, it also has a value of 10, hence the phrase, "Not one iota".
Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.
One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
There is a city called Rome on every continent.
A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time equivalent to 1/100th of a second.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Earth is the only planet in our solar system not named after a god.
The odds of dying on the way to get a lottery ticket are greater than your odds of winning.
You are more likely to die from a falling coconut than a shark attack.
A jellyfish is 95% water.
The woolly mammoth was around when the Egyptian Pyramids were being built.
A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
In chess, there are more possible board setups than there are atoms in the universe.
There are more lifeforms on your skin than humans on the planet.
Donald Trump's uncle, John G. Trump, was an accomplished physicist and inventor.
The word "pub" is short for "public house".
In countries without trees, cow dung is a valuable source of heating fuel. Two cows can provide enough fuel for an entire family.
Elephants are so heavy, their internal organs can be crushed by their own body weight if they lie down too long.
Native Tibetans have lower levels of hemoglobin in their blood, allowing them to function better at high altitudes.
The storm in the movie Jurassic Park was actual footage from Hurricane Iniki, which passed through the area during filming.