Beer is one of the oldest recorded recipes in the world, with documentations of the beverage dating back to around 5,000 BC and the ancient Egyptians.
At the 1908 Olympics, the Russians showed up 12 days late because they were using the Julian calendar instead of the Gregorian calendar.
The the Kola Superdeep Borehole in Russia is the world’s deepest hole.
In the 16th century, poets exchanged rap battle-like stylized insults in an act called “flyting.”
The First Use of OMG Was in a 1917 Letter to Winston Churchill.
While Ben Franklin half joked about Daylight Savings time, it was entomologist George Vernon Hudson who, in 1895, presented it to the Royal Society of New Zealand.
A hiker found and returned a wallet to its owner that was lost decades earlier.
The world’s most successful pirate was a woman named Ching Shih.
Incan people used knots to keep records.
Christopher Columbus made four journeys into the “New World”.