Houdini was the first man to fly a plane solo in Australia.
In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined!
Starbucks, the biggest coffee chain in the world was founded in Seattle.
A new book is published every 13 minutes in America.
Burt Reynolds is a Cherokee Indian.
As of 2006, for every 10 successful attempts to climb Mount Everest there is one fatality.
Friends star Luke Perry was originally Coy Luther Perry but changed to Luke after the character in his favourite movie, Cool Hand Luke.
The native way to say I love you in Japanese is Kimi o ai shiteru.
On August the 3rd 1954 1st VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) flown
Italy imports over 75% of its energy.