Statue of Liberty: The exterior copper covering of the Statue of Liberty is 3/32 of an inch thick (less than the thickness of two pennies) and the light green color (called a patina) is the result of natural weathering of the copper.
A Costa Rican worker who makes baseballs earns about $2,750 annually. The average American pro baseball player earns $2,377,000 per year.
Arizona, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Hawaii and Alaska hadn't been admitted to the Union yet.
Air-filled tyres were used on bicycles before they were used on motorcars.
The colder the room you sleep in, the better the chances are that you'll have a bad dream.
Catfish have 100,000 taste buds.
A scallop moves by sucking water into its shell and then squirting it out suddenly. It likes to wander around and this gives it enough force to push it in front in a zig zag manner.
A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere.
Domain names are being registered at a rate of more than one million names every month.
Most toilets flush in E flat.