The first Jeep was designed in just two days by a man named Karl Probst. Probst worked lightning-fast to win a contract for the US goverment.


Wolverines can smell prey hidden under 20 feet of snow. In Alaska, they've been trained to go on search-and-resuce missions.

Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci, for whom many historians believe America was named, was an Italian merchant.

Lunar New Year

Two of the most common flowers on the Lunar New Year are plum blossoms, which symbolize courage, and water narcissuses, which represent prosperity.

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley failed music class in high school.


Rats can't vomit, that's why rat poison works.


The cast of Friends still earns around $20 million each year. The show still manages to bring in a whopping $1 billion per year in syndication revenue for Warner Bros.


99% of Atlantic salmon is farmed but over 80% Pacific salmon is wild-caught.


Women have a slightly higher average IQ than men.

Empire State Building

The Empire State Building in New York was the tallest building in the world from 1931 until 1971, and was the first building of over 100 floors.

Spoiler (media)

Hearing movie spoilers can actually increase your enjoyment of the movie when you finally watch it.

Northwest Territories

In the 1990s, Canada considered renaming the Northwest Territories. One of the most popular proposed names was "Bob".

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