The origins of bowling is Germany.
The largest piece of ice to fall to earth was an ice block 6 meters (20 ft) across that fell in Scotland on 13 August 1849.
At 5.5 million square feet, the Dallas Market Center is the world's largest market for wholesale merchandise.
The company that manufactures the greatest number of women's dresses each year is Mattel. Barbie's got to wear something.
At their closest point, the Russian and U.S. borders are less than two miles apart.
Navajo Community College in Tsaile, was the first college on an Indian reservation.
Pele has always hated his nickname, which he says sounds like "baby-talk in Portuguese".
A strand from the web of a golden spider is as strong as a steel wire of the same size.
The ashes of the average cremated person weigh nine pounds.
Al Capone died in prison from syphillis - despite being the first sufferer to be treated with antibiotics!