Tree roots do not grow very deep. Most tree roots are in the top 12 inches of soil.
One large tree can provide a day's supply of oxygen for up to four people.
A tree can absorb as much as 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year and can sequester 1 ton of carbon dioxide by the time it reaches 40 years old.
There are over 23,000 different kinds of trees in the world.
Oranges takes 50 glasses of water to grow enough oranges to make one glass of orange juice.
Canaries were originally a mottled greeny-brown, but 400 years of crossbreeding by humans produced their yellow colour. A diet of red peppers turns them orange.
Alexander the Great washed his hair in saffron to keep it a lovely shiny orange colour. During his time saffron was as rare as diamonds and more expensive than gold.
Orange was first used as the name for a colour in 1542.
Yawn increases empathy and social awareness.
Yawn increases memory recall.
India’s highest score in a World T20 match is 218/4 against England.
What causes falling sensation while sleeping is the natural disengagement of the astral body (psychosoma) from the physical one, as a result of the relaxation achieved and the expansion of your energies. When we are awake, our energies keep us connected to the physical body, and as a result our bodies stay “aligned”.
Crucifixion is still an official form of punishment in Sudan.
35 million of your cells die every minute.
Sharks kill 12 people per year.
When a person dies, his sense of hearing is the last to go.
Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digested your dinner begin to eat you.
The creator of the Pringles packaging had his ashes stored in a Pringles Can after he died.
Italian serial killer Leonarda Cianciulli was famous for turning victims into tea cakes and serving them to guests.
America's first slave owner was a black man.