The Magician’s Nephew
Abraham Lincoln – under his leadership, slavery was banned in the US in 1865.
Peanut – peanut oil can be processed to produce glycerol, which can then be used to make nitroglycerine – an explosive liquid used in dynamite.
Tomato – being in the Solanaceae family which includes deadly nightshades and other poisonous plants, tomatoes were erroneously thought to be poisonous. According to the folklore, if you would eat a tomato its poison would turn your blood into acid. Instead, the colonists used to grow tomatoes purely for decoration.
9 meters (30 feet)
Fun fact: Female kangaroos can decide their offspring’s sex. They will even delay pregnancy when environmental factors are highly probable to decrease the opportunity of survival of the fetus.
Logistics – at 51,420 minutes, (857 hours or 35 days and 17 hours), it is the longest movie ever made.
Michael Jackson – Thriller and Eagles – Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975, both with over 30 million sold albums.
Interesting fact: the large front teeth of the beaver never stops growing. To keep it from growing too long, the beavers constantly gnaw on wood.
Neurons – humans have around 100 billion neurons in their brain alone.