Giraffes and humans both have seven neck vertebrae.
Green, white, yellow, oolong, black, and pu-erh tea all come from the same plant, Camellia sinensis, but are processed differently in order to create varying levels of oxidation and flavor.
Although we typically only hear about first to third degree burns, there are actually six degrees of burn severity on the burn scale; the reason we rarely hear about fourth to sixth degree burns is that they are typically fatal and in both the medical community and news reporting there is little need to describe degrees of fatality.
The old adage “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning” actually has quite a bit of scientific merit; the red color of sunset/sunrise results from the sunlight passing through dust and moisture particles which, dependent on the time of day we see the coloration, indicate that the incoming (or outgoing) weather system could produce a storm.
The amount of ice locked in Mars’ southern polar ice cap contains enough water to cover the entire planet in an ocean 36 feet deep.