Jamestown was the first English settlement in the U.S. It was also the first capital of Virginia.

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Dogs are capable of locating the source of a sound in 6/100ths of a second by using their swiveling ears like radar dishes.

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A company, Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'.

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The white part of an egg is the albumen.

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At 772 miles long, the New York City subway system is 81 miles longer than the state's 641 mile thruway system.

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The biggest bell in Asia is located in Panay Church in the Philippines.

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People in China and Japan die disproportionately on the 4th of each month because the words death and four sound alike, and they are represented by the same symbol.

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Balsa wood is classified as a hard wood!

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If all the gold suspended in the earth's oceans was "mined", there would be enough for every person on earth to receive 9 pounds!

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The Union ironclad, Monitor, was the first U.S. ship to have a flush toilet.

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