Unknown Facts about the world

Ants never sleep.

2. The star Antares is 60,000 times larger than our sun. If our sun were the size of a softball, the star Antares would be as large as a house.

3. In Calama, a town in the Atacama Desert of Chile, it has never rained.

4. At any given time, there are 1,800 thunderstorms in progress over the earth's atmosphere.

5. Erosion at the base of Niagara Falls has caused the falls to recede approximately seven miles over the past 10,000 years.

6. A ten-year-old mattress weighs double what it did when it was new due to debris that it absorbs over time. That debris includes dust mites (their droppings and decaying bodies), mold, millions of dead skin cells, dandruff, animal and human hair, secretions, excretions, lint, pollen, dust, soil, sand, and a lot of perspiration, which the average person loses at a rate of a quart a day. Good night!

7. Every year 16 million gallons of oil runs off pavement into streams, rivers, and eventually, oceans in the United States. This is more oil than was spilled by the Exxon Valdez.

8. In space, astronauts cannot cry because there is no gravity and tears can't flow.

9. Most lipstick contains fish scales.

10. Coca-Cola was originally green.