The ampersand (&) was once a letter of the English alphabet.
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is not considered an insult! Despite the expensive food, tipping is welcome as in any other country.
Just one cow gives off enough harmful methane gas in a single day to fill around 400 liter bottles.
Robins on cards were a joke 150 years ago when postmen wore red tunics and were named after them.
American Pie star Jason Biggs spent a year playing bad boy Pete Wendall on the TV soap opera "As The World Turns".
Blue and white are the most common school colors.
NASA proposes to develop and to launch a roving long-range, long-duration science laboratory sept-Oct 2009 that will be a major leap in surface measurements and pave the way for a future sample return mission.
U.S. President Calvin Coolidge liked to eat breakfast while having his head rubbed with vaseline.
In Takshashila, 700BC, the first university was established.
Picasso was a playboy.