Last Sunday Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon was doing early R&D on delivery drones. And whether it was a legitimate revelation or more of a marketing ploy, the idea of Amazon drones burrowed quickly and deeply into the cultural consciousness.


Because sure you know about Amazon's reach and scope. Everyone does because we get all of our incredibly random stuff from them (three different elephant trunk options for a halloween costume) alongside electronics, home goods and pretty much everything else. But what's Amazon's deal? If you've kind of forgotten or you never knew, these BuzzFacts will catch you up in under two minutes. For example, the square-footage of Amazon's warehouse space is equal to 17 Rhode Islands. Wut.