The first known marketer of the flushing toilet was Thomas Crapper.
The Home Insurance Building was built in 1885 in Chicago, becoming the world's first modern skyscraper.
Salamanders breath through their skin.
A storm blanketed Worcester, MA, with 7.5 inches of snow, a record snowfall total for so early in the season for that location.
Offered a new pen to write with, 97% of all people will write their own name.
Cobras are able to kill immediately after they are born.
After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, people of Japanese descent living on the Pacific Coast were relocated to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming.
Reindeer milk has more fat than cow milk.
The abbreviation 'ORD' for Chicago's O'Hare airport comes from the old name 'Orchard Field'.
Domestic cats hate lemons or other citrus scents.