The mongoose was barred live entry into the U.S. in 1902.
Cape Canaveral is America's launch pad for space flights.
In just about every species of mammal, the female lives longer than the male.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation US golf ball. In the UK its 330.
Russia has the most movie theaters in the world.
St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice, one of the great examples of Byzantine architecture, was begun in the ninth century. It was partly destroyed by fire in 976 and was rebuilt in 1071 as a Byzantine structure.
In The Wizard of Oz the Scarecrow was looking for a brain, the Cowardly Lion was looking for courage, and the Tin Man was looking for a heart.
Before the 1900 century boot makers were primarily from Britain or Germany.
More than 90% of the Nicaraguan people are Roman Catholic.
The internet slang ABFL means "a big fat lady".