The first Rose Bowl game was held in 1902 in Pasadena, California. The University of Michigan beat Sanford 49-0.
Babe Ruth hit his first major-league home run on May 6, 1915. He was playing for the Boston Red Sox at the time. 'The Sultan of Swat' went on to smash 714 round-trippers before he retired, as a New York Yankee, in 1935.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class
The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
In ancient egypt, the penalty for killing a cat was death.
Every year, more than one million miles of Twizzlers licorice is made
There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
The bestselling books of all time are The Bible (6 billion+), Quotations from the Works of Mao Tse-tung (900 million+), and The Lord of the Rings (100 million+).
The expression cooked al dente means to the tooth. What this means is that the pasta should be somewhat firm, and offer some resistance to the tooth, but should also be tender
570 gallons of paint would be needed to paint the outside of the White House
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America (not China), in 1918, by Charles Jung
The longest fangs of a snake are found on the Gaboon Viper (Bitis gabonica), and can reach over 2 inches in length
The word moose comes from the native Algonquian Indian word meaning twig eater.
Men are able to read fine print better than women can
The head of a jellyfish is called the Bell.
Only full-grown male crickets can chirp.
Only 1/3 of the people that can twitch their ears can twitch only one at a time.
As a defense mechanism, the North American Opossum closes its eyes and becomes totally limp. Basically it plays dead
Male goats will pee on each other in order to attract mates
Five thousandths of a millimeter is the tolerance of accuracy at the LEGO mould factories
Pepsi originally contained pepsin, hence the name.
The powder on chewing gum is finely-ground marble.
The surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 years old.
Sears Roebuck and Company was founded in 1892 by Richard Warren Sears, a former railroad worker turned watch salesman, and Alvah Roebuck, a watchmaker.
The #1 peanut producing state is Georgia
Sir Isaac Newton was an ordained priest in the Church of England.
Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year.
The leading cause of deaths for children between the ages of 1 and 4 are motor vehicle crashes
Chop Suey' translates to something like 'pieces of meat' and was invented by Chinese railroad workers who didn't know how to cook anything except to 'chop stuff up and fry it'
Elvis had a twin brother named Jesse Garon, who died at birth
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 58.36 metres above the ground
27 percent of U.S. male college students believe life is a meaningless existential hell. (big surprise, eh?)
The average human produces a quart of saliva a day -- about 10,000 gallons in a lifetime.
In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
The name cranberry comes from German and Dutch settlers. The berry was intially called crane berry. The reason it was called this was because when the flowers bloom, the petals of the flowers twist backwards and look very much like the head of a crane. Eventually the name was shortened down to be cranberry.
The United States nickel (five cent piece) is made of 75% copper and 25% nickel.
Eddie Cochran's last recording before he died was Three Steps to Heaven.
Church of England has apologized to Charles Darwin 200 years after his birth
Some asteroids have other asteroids orbiting them.
The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; '7' was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. 'UP' indicated the direction of the bubbles
The hottest chile in the world is the habanero.
Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child is 2-6 years of age.
In 1565 In St. Augustine, Florida the first orange trees were planted
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Benefits of Oregano
Oregano is rich in fiber (the amount is similar to chicory). Fiber is necessary to provide bulk for better elimination. As Mark always says,fiber is king!