The first Christmas card was designed in 1843 by J.C. Horsley.
Whales can never focus both their eyes on the same object at once.
Jane Austen died in 1817 from Addison's disease.
People descended from the Scottish clan of Kerr are more likely to be left handed than any other ancestrial group.
The average life of a taste bud is 10 days.
In the early 19th century the words "trousers" and "pants" were considered obscene in England.
In 1920, Babe Ruth out-homered every American League team.
Hawaii officially became apart of the US on June 14, 1900.
The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
Plastic is made out of 50% seaweed.