In 1999, a Slovak linguist created language “Slovio”, simplified Slavic language, as simple as Esperanto but understood by some 400 million Slavs around the world.
In the New Deal, FDR called for a new tax program called the Revenue Act of 1935, which imposed an income tax of 79% on incomes over $5 million. This tax rate affected literally one person: John D. Rockefeller.
Apple and Facebook have said they will cover the cost of freezing the eggs of female employees who want to delay having a baby while they pursue their careers.
Bruce Lee was born in both the hour and the year of the Dragon.
Members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe, not only can own eagle feathers, they can actually go on a national waiting list to receive an entire American Bald Eagle (deceased).
There are 11,842 lakes in the state of Minnesota, more than the entire continent of Africa.
Yūgen /yoo-gehn/ n. (japanese) is a Japanese word pertaining to a profound awareness of the universe which evokes feelings that are inexplicably deep and too mysterious for words.