The seven hills of Rome are the Palatine (on which the original city was built), the Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline, Caelian, and Aventine.
The abbreviation Xmas isn't irreligious. The letter X is a Greek abbreviation for Christ.
Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States.
In 2005, the US government spent on average over $20,000 for each household.
Black bears are not always black. They can be brown, cinnamon, yellow, and sometimes white.
The first battle of the US Civil War took place at Fort Sumter in South Carolina April 7, 1863.
Italians used to be known for having large families, however Italy is now known for having Europe's lowest birthrate.
Snakes have one lung.
As a child, Jim Carrey wore tap shoes to bed just in case his parents needed cheering up in the middle of the night.
The 'L.L.' in L.L. Bean stands for 'Leon Leonwood'.