Greenland is the largest island in the world.
Goldfish swallowing started at Harvard in 1939.
The first neon sign was made in 1923 for a Packard dealership.
Tennessee is home to the steepest passenger incline railway in the U.S.
The New Haven District Telephone Company published the first telephone book ever issued on February 1878, in New Haven.
Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.
For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier.
The average Italian family has 1.27 children.
Oklahoma ranks fourth in the nation in the production of all wheat, fourth in cattle and calf production; fifth in the production of pecans; sixth in peanuts and eighth in peaches.
The Queen Mary - the grandest vessel of her day - had many of her vital components made by car manufacturer Skoda!