Jamestown was the first English settlement in the U.S. It was also the first capital of Virginia.
Dogs are capable of locating the source of a sound in 6/100ths of a second by using their swiveling ears like radar dishes.
A company, Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'.
The white part of an egg is the albumen.
At 772 miles long, the New York City subway system is 81 miles longer than the state's 641 mile thruway system.
The biggest bell in Asia is located in Panay Church in the Philippines.
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.
Balsa wood is classified as a hard wood!
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!
The Union ironclad, Monitor, was the first U.S. ship to have a flush toilet.