On 3rd in 1852 1st intercollegiate rowing race, Harvard beats Yale by 4 lengths.
60% of all US potato products originate in Idaho.
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders.
The metal with the highest melting point is tungsten, at 6,170 degrees Fahrenheit.
Statue of Liberty: There are seven rays on her crown, one for each of the seven continents, each measuring up to 9 feet in length and weighing as much as 150 pounds.
The life expectancy at birth in Swaziland is estimated to be only 33 years old (as of 2005)!
The Idiom "to leave someone high and dry" means to put someone in a very difficult situation which they have no way of making better. In other words, to leave some one helpless.
The Amazon is the world's largest river, 3,890 miles (6,259 km) long.
Abe Lincoln bought 50 cents worth of cocaine in 1860.
Humans share about 50% of their DNA with bananas.