The Australian Magpie, a popular Australian bird species, is noted for attacking persons that get near its nest.
Most female Hornbills seal themselves into their cavity nests, using a combination of mud, food remains and their own droppings to reduce the entrance hole to a narrow slit.
One Gyrfalcon nest was around when Jesus was alive.
Black Kites use trash to decorate their nests.
Golden-headed Cisticolas sew like tailors.
Malleefowl make giant mounds out of bird-made compost.
Sociable Weavers build giant haystacks in African trees.
Aurophobia is the fear of gold.
Nearly all of the gold on Earth came from meteorites that bombarded the planet over 200 million years after it formed.
Six ten-billionths of the Sun is gold.
Olympic Gold Medals only contain 1.34% of gold.
Earthquakes turn water into gold.
Our bodies contain about 0.2 milligrams of gold, most of it in our blood.
Most western economies' currencies were on the gold standard until 1961.
The world’s first gold vending machine was unveiled in May 2010. Located in an ultra-luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi, the vending machine itself is covered in 24-carat gold.
It is believed that around 80% of earth's gold is still buried underground.
The world's largest gold bar weighs 250 kg (551 lb).
Eighty percent of people in the United States die in a hospital.
After death human body organs will digest themselves.
The average woman uses 13 make up products per day with 515 ingredients.