On average, the center of gravity is about three percent higher in blacks than whites. This partially explains why blacks are better sprinters and whites are better swimmers.
America now houses roughly the same number people with criminal records as it does four-year college graduates.
There’s a paper by the University of Toronto that outlines the usage and historic context of “eh”.
All restaurants in Wisconsin were required by law to serve cheese and butter with every meal from 1935 to 1937.
A 645-foot deep Kansas salt mine is used to store valuable items including many film negatives, such as “Gone With the Wind,” “Ben Hur,” “Star Wars,” “M*A*S*H” and “Journey to the Center of the Earth.”
Studies show vegans have significantly higher rates of mental health issues.
In Japan, unmarried women in their late 20’s were called “Christmas Cakes” because “after the 25th they’re not good”.
Two men paid €1.5 million in counterfeit money for a painting, only to find out that the painting was fake.
A Soviet soccer player was so popular that when he was sent to the Siberian gulags during Stalin’s Great Purge in the 1930s, he was treated rather well as the gulag commanders were also his fans, who gave him better quarters and food rations, and was even asked to coach the local teams.
2 Virginia Firefighters were suspended after transporting an 18-month-old girl to a hospital in their fire engine, a policy breach that ultimately saved the girl’s life. The reason behind this, was that the fire engine is licensed as a “non-transport unit” and doesn’t have the proper restrains and medications.