Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.
Somewhere in the flicker of a badly tuned TV set is the background radiation from the Big Bang.
The Earth experiences 50,000 earthquakes each year.
Italy has more hotel rooms than any other nation in Europe.
Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
Eugene was the first city to have one-way streets, and is quoted by "Bicycling Magazine" as one of the top ten cycling communities in the United States.
Pele's real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
In the 40's, the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans would pronounce it 'Bitch'.
The last note of a keyboard is C.
San Jose was the original capital of California.