10 true facts you need to know Nerdy stuff to impress your pals, possibly
Read about the world's oldest shrimp, the Queen's friends, who holds the records for being the tallest and shortest people and where to find a wind that travels at 750km per second
1. Gone, but not forgotten
Most amputees experience phantom limb pain because of the way that nerves from the missing limb connect to the spinal cord
2. Old timer
The oldest fossil shrimp, found in Oklahoma, US, is thought to be 360 million years young.
3. Sounds familiar
Every McLaren F1 car since the early 1980s has had name starting with MP4
4. The small...
Gul Mohammed holds the Guinness world Record for the shortest ever person. he measures just 57cm in height.
5. ...and the tall
At the other end of the scale is Robert Wadlow at 272cm
6. What a whopper
The largest elephant ever recorded weighed in at 11,000kg and was nearly as tall as a double-decker bus
7. Solar energy
The solar wind is 1 million degrees Celsius and can travel at 750km per second
8. And you think this is cold
The coldest place on Earth is the Russian research station Vostok which sits 3,500m above sea level in Antarctica. In 1989, scientists recorded a temperature of -89.2 degrees Celsius
9. Big blast
When Mount Vesuvius blew and buried the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, 10,000 to 25,000 people were killed.
10. Royal friends
Within a day of the Queen\s new Facebook page going up on the site, 160,000 people had clicked on the 'like' icon.