Astronauts report that space has sort of a "hot metal" smell, similar to seared steak. There are roughly 1.5 billion bugs for every one person on the planet! They're more essential to most of our ecosystems than humans. People used to say "ahoy!" on the phone instead of "hello." Pope Gregory IX was apparently a dog person, because he tried to exterminate all cats from Europe. When animals sleep through a cold period it's called hibernation, but when animals sleep through a hot period it's called estivation. The record for having the most children goes to a Russian peasant woman in the 1700s. She had 69 children in 27 pregnancies, including four sets of quadruplets.