Actor Richard Gere attended the University of Massachusetts on a scholarship for gymnastics.
Eyeglasses are an Italian invention.
Dachshunds are the smallest breed of dog used for hunting. They are low to the ground, which allows them to enter and maneuver through tunnels easily.
The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.
The JCPenney stores were started in Kemmerer.
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals!
Senegalese women spend an average of 17.5 hours a week just collecting water.
There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
Singapore is home to the world's first night zoo.