People are more likely to die in a road accident on nights with a full moon.
New Zealand has the highest rate of homelessness in the developed world.
Every day Mumbai produces enough sewage to fill 4,500 Olympic-size swimming pools.
At its peak the Dutch East India Company was worth more than Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and 15 other major multinationals combined.
The constant hum produced by the Earth has been recorded underwater for the first time.
France is to ban mobile phones in schools from next September.