Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.
In 1900, the average age at death was 47.
The "O" when used as a prefix in Irish surnames means descendant of.
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
A chicken will lay bigger and stronger eggs if you change the lighting in such a way as to make them think a day is 28 hours long.
The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime.
In 1903, there were originally eight Crayola crayons in a box and they sold for five cents.
Quotes from "Springs of Indian Wisdom":
1. Even the severed branch grows again, and the sunken moon returns:
Wise men who ponder this are not troubled in adversity.
2. What we have done will not be lost to all eternity.
Everything ripens at its time and becomes fruit at its hour.
3. A thousand reasons for worry, a thousand reasons for anxiety,
oppress day after day the fool, but not the wise man.
4. Luck may sometimes help; work always helps.
If you do not worry about a misfortune for three years,
it will become a blessing.