The aerosol can was invented in Bartlesville; the parking meter in Oklahoma; and the shopping cart in Ardmore.

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Before the Europeans and other settlers came to America there was about 60 million buffalos. Today there are about 150,000 buffalos left.

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Snoring comes from turbulent air flow during the act of respiring through the open mouth so that the currents of inspired and expired air cause the tissues of the nose and throat to vibrate and give rise to snoring. This happens involuntarily.

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No one knows who designed the first American Flag.

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The world's largest solar telescope is located at Kitts Peak National Observatory in the city of Sells.

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Lions are the only truly social cat species, and usually every female in a pride, ranging from 5 to 30 individuals, is closely related.

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Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.

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The webbed feet of the stormy petrel enable it to 'walk' on water. It spends almost its entire life over the ocean and only comes to land to breed. If a storm arises, they can't walk on water and are forced to remain in the air all day and night.

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During the time of Peter the Great, any Russian man who had a beard was required to pay a special tax.

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The animal that lived longest of all was a turtle. It lived to become the respectable age of 188 years.

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