On average, the Earth’s horizon is 5 km away.
The Hungarian chemist George de Hevesy dissolved two Nobel Prize medals in acid to prevent the Nazis from confiscating them in WWII. After the war, the gold precipitate was then recast back into the medals and returned to the owners.
Cold fronts can move twice as fast as warm fronts.
No, my summer totally sucks. Just kidding! Every day is Saturday! Who is this?
15% of snails survive being digested by birds.
Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/14048754
Next week, Neptune will complete its first full orbit around the Sun since being discovered in 1846.