- The emperor penguin can dive deeper than an Ohio class nuclear submarine can. The leatherback turtle can outdo them all, though.
- The Edmund Fitzgerald, the Kursk, and the Lusitania all sank in water shallower than the ships were long.
- James Cameron is lucky he has not been eaten by giant squid.
- The Soviet Union's Kola Borehole is the most interesting geology project I never heard of.
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