Did you know that a hurricane releases more energy in 10-minutes than all the world’s nuclear weapons combined? Technically speaking, a hurricane is a tropical cyclone occurring in the North Atlantic Ocean or the Northeast Pacific Ocean, east of the International Dateline. A wind of force 12 on the Beaufort scale, above 118 km/h, is also referred to as a hurricane irrespective of its origin or location. Continue reading to see more fascinating things you probably didn’t know.

18. Orcas

17. Butterflies

16. Cockroach

15. Pigment

14. Stamp

13. Tongue

12. Kings

11. Cigarette Lighter

10. Fortune Cookies

9. Nobel Peace Prize

8. English Language

7. Coca-Cola

6. Einstein

5. Lipstick

4. Ketchup

3. Donald Duck

2. Fired

1. Mohammed