The character of Meg Altman (Jodie Foster's character in Panic Room) was originally played by Nicole Kidman, who left 18 days into filming due to injury.
There are an estimated 1800 languages spoken in
The huge Malaysian 'Arum' is a 'man eating' plant. It is also called 'devil's tongue' or 'krubi' & can't actually eat a human. It mainly eats insects.
The Borrowers' surname was Clock. The family comprised Pod, Homily, Arrietty and Peagreen. The author, Mary Norton, was born in Bedfordshire in 1903.
If you drove every road in the
Shane Howarth is the former
26 of the world's nations start with the letter S. These include
"Carrot" is first recorded in English in 1533, and derives from Greek "karoton", related to "kara" meaning "head". It's the
At peak hours in
Nitrogen is the gas used in racing tyres. This has less thermal expansion and makes the expansion rate more predictable. It also contains no moisture.
At around 600 feet, natural light can still penetrate the water, but plants do not grow. This area is known as the 'disphotic zone', or twilight zone.
Child actress Shirley Temple received 135,000 presents on her 8th birthday, and by the time she was 10 she was a dollar millionaire.