Fast Facts: Feb. 16

Arizona Daily Wildcat

  • The state of Florida is bigger than England.
  • New York City briefly served as the U.S. capital from 1789 to 1790.
  • The city of Venice, Italy is made up of about 120 small islands.
  • There are more stars in the sky than all of the grains of sand on earth.
  • In the weightlessness of space a frozen pea will explode if it comes in contact with Pepsi.
  • In the Mexican Durango desert, there’s a creepy spot called the “”Zone of Silence.”” You can’t pick up clear TV or radio signals, and locals say fireballs sometimes appear in the sky.