The Kiwi, national bird of New Zealand, can't fly. It lives in a hole in the ground, is almost blind, and lays only one egg each year. Despite this, it has survived for more than 70 million years.
North Dakota is the only state in the US that has never had an earthquake.
Before 1896 India was the only diamonds producing country in the world.
Barbers at one time combined shaving and haircutting with bloodletting and pulling teeth. The white stripes on a field of red that spiral down a barber pole represent the bandages used in the bloodletting.
Utopia is a large, smooth lying area of Mars.
Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry comes from India.
A 63 year old female schoolteacher was the first person to go over the Falls in a barrel and survive.
Wilhelm Rontgen won the first Nobel Prize for physics for discovering X-rays in 1895.
Napoleon had conquered Italy by the time he was twenty-six.
The English language uses many idioms in all forms of communication whether it be written, oral, casual or formal.