The winning college team of the National Title game in Football will get $18 million dollars. Yet, the players, who win the game, get none of the money.
The first Thanksgiving to occur in the Americas happened in Florida, not Plymouth Rock. It was celebrated by Spanish explorers and Timucua Indians.
The 2022 World Cup final is planned to take place in a city that doesn’t exist yet.
The guy who founded the Boy Scouts was gay.
The Nobel Peace Prize is named after the guy who invented dynamite.
Christopher Columbus’ expeditions were funded by the Spanish king. To pay him back, Columbus tried to find as much gold as possible. He forced Native American children to find gold in the hills of Caribbean islands. Natives who didn’t collect enough gold would have their hands cut off. American’s celebrate Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas every October 12th.
The founder of Kellogg’s Cereals (John Harvey Kellogg), was a doctor focusing on health and mental wellness. He began manufacturing corn cereals because he thought eating cereal for breakfast would curb people’s desire to masturbate.
The Great Pyramid of Giza actually has 8 sides.
Before becoming one of the most controversial figures on race relations in American history, Louis Farrakhan was a Calypso singer. His nickname was “The Charmer”.
There are 340 different types of land mines made by a hundred different companies. Every day roughly six thousand fresh mines are placed in the ground. Right now, there are 110 million land mines in seventy-two countries; and every twenty-two minutes, one of them explodes. Seventy-five mines explode every day, and each month seven hundred people are maimed or killed.