In ancient China, people committed suicide by eating a pound of salt.
In 1838 the Boston & West Worcester Railroad was the first railroad to charge commuter fares.
During the Gold Rush in 1849, some people paid as much as $100 for a glass of water!
The Lied Jungle located in Omaha is the world's largest indoor rain forest.
Quasars are the most distant objects in the Universe.
Queen Elizabeth of Britain sent her first email in 1976.
A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
Half of all identity thieves are either relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims.
Taco is Spanish for "plug".
There is a rare condition called Exploding Head Syndrome which you have probably never heard of.