A baboon called Jackie became a private in the South African army in World War I.
The United States spends more money on its military than the next 13 countries on the list combined!
Real diamonds can be made from peanut butter!
In New York State, it is illegal to but any alcohol on Sundays before noon.
You can find about 560 carved doors in Zanzibar.
In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.
In 1869 a Philadelphia garment worker, Uriah S. Stephens, helped found one of the first major national labor unions, the Knights of Labor.
James Naismith invented basketball in Springfield in 1891. He taught physical education and wanted an indoor sport for his students during the winter months.
The Idiom "go through fire and water" means to experience many difficulties or dangers in order to achieve something.
In seventy-five years the human heart pumps 3,122,000,000 gallons of blood, enough to fill in oil tanker over 46 times.