15 interesting and unknown facts about the world

Glaciers and ice sheets hold about 69 percent of the world's freshwater.

The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour.

Recent droughts in Europe were the worst in 2,100 years.

The best place in the world to see rainbows is in Hawaii.

There are fossilized plants in Greenland under 1.4 km of ice.

Whale songs can be used to map out the ocean floor.

New creatures have been found in deep-sea volcanoes.

Mount Everest is bigger now than the last time it was measured.

Climate change is causing flowers to change color.

Dentistry is the oldest profession in the world.

North Korea and Cuba are the only places you can't buy Coca-Cola.

The entire world's population could fit inside Los Angeles.

The hottest chili pepper in the world is so hot it could kill you.

More people visit France than any other country.

The world's most densely populated island is the size of two soccer fields.



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