A “Knocker Upper” is a professional person hired to wake someone up.
Canadian Sam Panopoulos invented the Hawaiian Pizza.
By 400BC, Persian engineers mastered the technique of storing ice in the middle of desert summers.
Ketchup was once used as a medicine.
In 1998, Sony accidentally sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people’s clothes.
A goat called William Windsor served as a Lance Corporal in the British Army.
In 1783, the first hot air balloon was launched carrying a sheep, duck, and a rooster.
Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.
The word “y’all” dates back to 1631.