12 is a legal marriage age in Massachusetts (females only).
The guy who discovered Pluto is on his way there as you read this.
In the 1920s, Philadelphia Mayor J. Hampton Moore created a “smelling squad” to patrol the banks of the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers and hunt down the sources of the most obnoxious odors.
In ancient Japan before toilet paper, they used something called “Kusobera”, translated to “shit spatula”.
Tarantulas are known to live for 30 to 40 years.
The USSR built, and Russia still maintains, a doomsday device capable of bypassing all standard protocols to launch their entire nuclear arsenal.
Diamonds are not forever, they are slowly turning back into graphite.
One of the exorcists of the Diocese of Rome says his favorite movie is ‘The Exorcist’ – and that he feels the movie is “substantially exact”.
There is a small town in the Netherlands that has eliminated accidents by removing traffic signs.