Dandelion root can be roasted and ground as a coffee substitute.
The average person can live for eleven days without water, assuming an average temperature of 60 degrees fahrenheit.
Beethoven, the composer, was deaf.
The spring thaw finally allows cemeteries in Alaska to start digging graves for those who died during the winter.
In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
Charles Darwin was often seasick during his boat-travel.
Before adopting the euro, Italy's currency was known as the lira.
Garlic can be effective as a mosquito repellent
Hotel Caribe was the first hotel in Aruba. It opened in 1934.
In Kenya a child's middle name is given based on the time during the day the child is born.