In 1940, silver coins fell from the skies on to the town of Gorky, Russia. A tornado had lifted up an old money chest and dropped the coins it contained as the wind carried it long.
Hummingbirds are the smallest birds - so tiny that one of their enemies is an insect, the praying mantis.
Well, saying he actually created it is a bit of hyperbole on our part, but Telesphorus, the second Bishop of Rome (125-136 AD) declared that public Church services should be held to celebrate "The Nativity of our Lord and Saviour." In 320 AD, Pope...
The most commonly used language in the world is Chinese. It is spoken by over 1 billion people.
Poison oak is not oak, poison ivy is not ivy. Both are members of the cashew family (Anacardiaceae).
$1,000,000 in $1 bills would weigh approximately one ton. Placed in a pile it would be 360 feet (110 m) high - as tall as 60 average adults standing on top of each other.