In the first American automobile race (1895), the winning car’s average speed was 7 mph.
There is a programming language called LOLCODE.
By 400 BC, Persian engineers had mastered the technique of storing ice in the middle of summer in the desert.
A church in Florida leased its 100-foot cross to T-Mobile for use as a cell tower.
There are robotic turrets guarding the border of South Korea.
A McDonnell Douglas F-15 once shot down a satellite.
An iPhone 4 actually costs $178, retails for $560
The sound barrier was probably first broken not by Chuck Yeager, but by a Luftwaffe pilot in 1945.