In 1965, 25% of all black families in the U.S. were headed by women. By 2010, that number reached 72%.
A Swedish astronaut was not allowed to bring reindeer jerky with him on board a shuttle mission close to Christmas because the American astronauts thought it was weird. He had to go with moose jerky instead.
Pope John Paul II sent a letter to a US leader asking not to invade Iraq. When the Cardinal arrived he handed this letter to the President. He placed this letter on a table without opening or reading it then told the cardinal that he, the president, “was convinced it was God’s will”.
A typical microwave oven consumes more electricity powering its digital clock than it does heating food.
The Scottish Highlands, and Appalachian Mountains in the Eastern US are a part of the same mountain chain.
Snails have crossed from the Pacific to Atlantic Ocean, alive, by being digested by birds and being pooped out, still living.
A bilingual individual can be dyslexic in one language, but not the other.
Some Native American people intentionally bent trees to mark trails and many remain today as hidden monuments.
In Japan, you can hire handsome men to show up at your office and watch sad videos with you until you cry, then wipe your tears for you.