Only two in one thousand diamonds are considered truly colorless.
If current trends continue, Medicare costs will absorb 51% of all income tax revenues by 2042.
Statue of Liberty: The face on the Statue of Liberty measures more than 8 feet tall.
A broken clock is always right twice a day.
The Brattle organ in St. John's Church in Portsmouth is the oldest pipe organ in the United States. Still played on special occasions, it dates back to 1708.
Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.
Only about 10% of the lightning bolts strike the oceans
In the 18th century Dr Monsey of Chelsea, England tied a piece of catgut around a patient's tooth, threaded the other through a hole drilled in a bullet, loaded the bullet into his revolver and pulled the trigger.
Walter Huston and his son John become the first father-and-son team to win Oscars as director of and an actor in "Treasure of Sierra Madre" in 1949.
The anaconda, one of the world's largest snakes, gives birth to its young instead of laying eggs.