How was origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, used to launch a telescope into space?
What instrument can be played without being touched or blown into?
Is there such a thing as “Israeli food”?
How did Bamba, Israel’s quintessential snack food, save babies’ lives?
Where is the million-dollar Fenn treasure buried?
Which neighborhood is actually a cemetery and how much do people there pay for rent?
How many people have died since the world was created?
Who is buried in the Taj Mahal?
Do flying squirrels actually fly?
What type of creature was named after former U.S. President Obama?
How do ants communicate with each other?
Do vampire bats really suck their victims’ blood?
How can a person shoot around a corner without revealing himself?
Is the Dead Sea really the saltiest lake in the world?
How was the Ramon Crater (pictured below) formed?
What countries can be seen from Mt. Hermon?
Where is the Well of Miriam located today?
What makes Hula Lake a popular tourist destination?
Where is the world’s biggest nuclear waste repository?
How did the American government choose to warn future generations to stay away from nuclear waste sites?
What is the goal of “Earth Hour”?
Why are paper bags not necessarily better than plastic ones?
How is China choosing to cope with the unbearable odor from local garbage dumps?
How much food is wasted by the average American?
How long does it take for plastic to decompose?
Find out about these and numerous other amazing facts, all accompanied by hundreds of incredible photographs, in a format appropriate for the Jewish home, in this, the fifth volume of Amazing Facts and Feats.