In Chinese, the words 'crisis' and 'opportunity' are the same.
The first fashion house to be set up was in 1858 by Charles Worth. He opened his store in Paris with the idea of having pre-made gowns presented on models to his customers
On average, 749 pounds of paper products is used by an American individual annually
The word umbrella is derived from the Latin root word umbra, which means shade or shadow
The horse shoe crab has blue blood which can be used to kill bacteria
The state official motto of Alaska is North to the Future
The largest hotel in the world is the MGM Grand, which has 5,034 rooms and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada
The rarest chocolate bar in the world is the Porcelana bar. There are only 20,000 of these bars produced a year, and they sell for $90 per pound
On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper right-hand corner of the 1 encased in the shield and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner
In the United States, more than 4.2 million couples live together that are not married
Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries
It was the Frisbie Pie Company of Bridgeport, CT, whose name and lightweight pie tins gave birth to the modern Frisbee.
Nintendo was first establish in 1889 and they started out making special playing cards
A rocket-like device can be traced back to Ancient Greece when a flying steam-powered pigeon was built out of wood.
There are 5 calories in a teaspoon of semen.
The training mantra of the SEALs is, 'The only easy day was yesterday.'
In L.A., U.S.A., a man may legally beat his wife with a leather strap, as long as it is less than 2 inches wide
The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting
Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry
There are a million ants for every person on Earth.
To produce a dozen eggs, a hen has to eat about four pounds of feed
When potatoes were brought from South America over to Spain, it took about 200 years before it was recognized as a food.
Richard Henry and Francis Lightfoot Lee are the only brothers who signed the Declaration of Independence. Their cousin, Henry Lee, was a famous Revolutionary War commander and the father of General Robert E. Lee.
There are 122 pebbles per square inch on a Spalding basketball
In a lifetime, an average man will shave 20,000 times
When Thomas Edison died in 1941; Henry Ford captured his last dying breath in a bottle.
Acorns were used as a coffee substitute during the American Civil War
The world's record for continuous pogo stick jumping is 41 hours.
Every year, 100 million sharks are killed by people
Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer.
According to the American Institute of Stress, job stress approximately costs the U.S. industry over $300 billion dollars per year
Between 12%-15% of the population is left-handed
Watermelon is grown in over 96 countries worldwide. Over 1,200 varieties of watermelon are grown worldwide. There are about 200 varieties of watermelon throughout the US.
The mile is Latin for 1,000. The number of paces it took the average Roman.
The parents of Albert Einstein were worried that he was mentally slow because it took him a long time to learn how to speak
Birds do not sweat, as they do not have sweat glands
Former U.S. president Ronald Reagan worked as a lifeguard in his youth at a beach near Dixon, Illinois and saved over 77 lives
In a month, a fingernail grows an eighth of an inch
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day
Playwright Shakespeare was only 18 years old when he married Ann Hathaway, who was 26 years old at the time
The first song played on Virgin Radio was Born to be wild by INXS.
On average, a whole chicken from the grocery store weighs 3 pounds 12 ounces
The Coca Cola company offers more than 300 different beverages
IBM introduced their first personal computer in 1981.
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