A crackly analogue recording made in 1951 is the earliest known example of a digital computer making music, say UK historians.
Bubbles in champagne were seen by early wine makers as a highly undesirable defect, one that should be prevented.
The biggest hippo-tooth ever found was one meter long
The Netherlands has built about 800 miles of massive dikes and sea walls to hold back the sea.
Sugar cost four cents a pound. Eggs were 14 cents a dozen. Coffee cost 15 cents a pound.
A salmon-rich, low cholesterol diet means that Inuits rarely suffer from heart disease.
The last time American Green cards were actually green was 1964.
In 2004, The Japanese Ice Cream Association promoted "raw horse flesh" ice cream in hopes that it would boost the popularity of ice cream!
Martha Stewart became a billionaire while in prison.
A cow releases about 125 gallons of gas per day.