Approximately 60 tons of brown paint is used every seven years to paint the Eiffel Tower.
Humans started wearing clothes 70.000 years ago.
The 13th century St. Hugh of Lincoln’s best friend was a swan.
In 1936, the Lykov family fled from the communists into the Siberian wilderness. They were found in 1978, having lived on the Russian taiga for 40 years without meeting another human being. Two of the Lykovs four children – having been born in the wilderness – had never met another human being outside their family.