Miami installed the first ATM for inline skaters.
Sea otters hold each other's paws while sleeping so they don't drift apart.
The Chicago river flows backwards; the flow reversal project was completed in 1900.
When creating a mummy, Ancient Egyptians removed the brain by inserting a hook through the nostrils.
'K' was chosen to stand for a strikeout in baseball because 'S' was being used to denote a sacrifice.
The name of the city of Portland, Oregon was decided by a coin toss. The name that lost was Boston.
Tennis was originally played with bare hands.
Queen Isabella I of Spain, who funded Columbus' voyage across the ocean, claimed to have only bathed twice in her life.
It is against the law to use "The Star Spangled Banner" as dance music in Massachusetts.
Forty percent of twins invent their own language.