It’s against the law to pawn your dentures in Las Vegas.

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A greenish facial tint has long been associated with illness, as suggested by the phrase “green around the gills.” As a person who is very envious is considered by many folks to be unwell, these people have been described as “green (or sick) with envy.”

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There was no punctuation until the 15th century.

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The 7-Eleven Extreme Gulp is 50% bigger than the volume of the human stomach!

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The slash character is called a virgule, or solidus. A URL uses slash characters, not back slash characters.

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The Beatles performed their first U.S. concert in Carnegie Hall.

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For the movie “Mission To Mars”, director Brian DePalma and crew needed to re-create the surface of the planet Mars. They chose the more than two million square feet of a 45-acre sand dune in Vancouver, Canada. To give the sand dune the color of the planet Mars, they covered it with over 15,000 gallons   …Continue Reading

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On November 23, 1835, Henry Burden of Troy, New York, developed the first machine for manufacturing horseshoes. Burden later oversaw the production of most of the horseshoes used by the Union cavalry during the Civil War.

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If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.

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The man who invented shorthand, John Gregg, was deaf.

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The Penguin is the only bird that can swim, but not fly. It is also the only bird that walks upright.

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Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.

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Moist air holds heat better than dry air.

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The filming of the movie ‘Titanic’ cost more than the Titanic itself!

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In 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the first minimum wage in the United States. The new law, considered controversial at the time, established at.25 cents per hour minimum wage and a maximum 44 hour work week for minors.

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