Babies are born without knee caps.
By the age of 60, most people have lost 50% of their taste buds.
During the Gold Rush in 1849, some people paid as much as $100 for a glass of water!
In 39 of the 50 U.S. states, the travel industry is the largest single employer.
A jiffy is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. Thus the saying, I will be there in a jiffy.
The average American uses eight times as much fuel energy as an average person anywhere else in the world.
In the great fire of London, in 1666, half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland.