In Greek mythology, Atlas was punished by Zeus and was forced to carry the sky.
Over 50% of the world’s oxygen is provided by algae.
The driest place on Earth is the Dry Valleys Region of Antarctica. Some regions of the Dry Valley have never seen a drop of rain in all of human history.
The length of a day is not exactly 24 hours. The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service is responsible for adding on occasional leap seconds.
President of Uganda and Field Marshal Idi Amin (c. 1925 – 16 August 2003) declared himself King of Scotland. He also declared himself Lord of all the Beasts of the Earth and the Fishes of the Sea and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and in Uganda in particular.