The Coast Redwood – the tallest, named Hyperion, is 115.61 meters tall.
Travis Bickle – classic line “You talkin’ to me?”
True – a Chinese lady, Xie Qiuping, holds the record for the world’s longest hair. It was measured at 5.63 meters in 2004.
The American Civil War – around 620,000 dead. This is more than WW1, WW2 and Vietnam combined.
False – you would weigh about 38% of your weigh on Earth due to Mars’ lower gravity.
USA – Alice Stebbins Wells in Los Angeles in 1910.
Stonefish – the spines inject a poison that has been described as causing the most intense pain known to man.
False – they are grey. One theory is that ‘white’ is a mistranslation of the Dutch ‘wijd’, meaning wide rhino (referring to it’s wide mouth).
Gettysburg – an estimated 51,000 casualties.
White – they will have most of their spots after around 4 weeks.