A baboon called Jackie became a private in the South African army in World War I.

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The United States spends more money on its military than the next 13 countries on the list combined!

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Real diamonds can be made from peanut butter!

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In New York State, it is illegal to but any alcohol on Sundays before noon.

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You can find about 560 carved doors in Zanzibar.

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In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.

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In 1869 a Philadelphia garment worker, Uriah S. Stephens, helped found one of the first major national labor unions, the Knights of Labor.

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James Naismith invented basketball in Springfield in 1891. He taught physical education and wanted an indoor sport for his students during the winter months.

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The Idiom "go through fire and water" means to experience many difficulties or dangers in order to achieve something.

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In seventy-five years the human heart pumps 3,122,000,000 gallons of blood, enough to fill in oil tanker over 46 times.

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