Scotland Yard, one of the world’s best-known police agencies, is built on top of an unsolved crime scene.
New York’s public schools are now more segregated than Mississippi’s.
A mountain in Wyoming is almost 300 million years older than the rocks it rests on. It traveled over 25 miles.
In spite of what Jurassic Park and other dinosaur films have shown us, the Tyrannosaurus Rex probably did not roar. In fact, it is believed that most theropods like the Tyrannosaurus made hissing or rattling sounds, similar to that of modern day snakes or crocodiles.
Princess Leia’s iconic metal bikini was inspired by Fisher’s complaints that the loose-fitting outfits she wore in the Star Wars concealed her feminine physique.
Walt Disney used many dummy corporations to purchase the massive amounts of land needed for Disney World. But his plan was publicized and while his first acres were purchased for around $80, the last ones were over $80,000 each.
At least four Marlboro Men have died of smoking-related diseases.
In some CVS stores, of all the hair care items vended there, only those marketed to African-Americans were tagged with anti-theft devices.
There’s a town in the US that is “surrounded” by Canada. Since it only has a primary, school, high school students need to travel 40 minutes and cross international borders four times a day.