Things like brass doorknobs and silverware sterilize themselves as they naturally kill bacteria because of something called the Oligodynamic effect.
Russian Special Forces use a knife that fires a bullet out of the bottom of the hilt. The “safe” way to fire involves holding the blade to absorb recoil.
An Australian veterinarian performed a 45 minute surgery on a gold fish named George. His owners were “Quite attached’ to him, so they paid to have a tumor removed from his head.
Cucamelons grow on veins and look like grape-sized watermelons, but they taste like cucumbers with a hint of sourness.
The Skycycle is a pedal powered roller coaster in Japan.
Human babies are 75% water at birth, slightly higher water content than bananas and slightly less than fresh potatoes.
At only 1 year of age, the giant panda is already capable of climbing tall trees.
A snail’s mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, but can have 25,000 teeth.