Bush Market in Kabul, named after George W. Bush, sells food and supplies stolen from US military bases.
Oymyakon in Russia is the coldest inhabited town on Earth: its only hotel has no hot water and an outside toilet.
Burning Mountain, Australia, is a natural coal fire that has been alight for 6,000 years.
40 million people in China live in caves.
The fermented-cabbage museum in Seoul has 100,000 visitors a year.
As Earth moves it makes a musical note too low for human hearing: C sharp, 29 octaves below middle C.
The only way to tell if trees are short of water is to record the sounds they make; the thirstier they are, the louder they get.
On January 22, 1943, the temperature in Spearfish, South Dakota, went from -4 degrees to +45 degrees in two minutes.
Only 22 of the world’s 193 countries have never been invaded by the British.
Taken from: 1,339 Quite Interesting Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop, by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, and James Harkin.