Death Valley was named
by the 49ers because it was a dead end and not a short cut.
Florida is the flattest U.S. state.
Laser stands for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation."
Louis XIV was born with two teeth.
Poland lost 17.2 percent of its population in World War II.
Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu banned Scrabble because he deemed it too intellectual.
Christopher Columbus introduced pigs to North America.
Spain's King Charles V proposed to build a canal on the Isthmus of Panama in 1534.
The Montreal Canadiens have won the most championships than any other professional sports team.
Nevada was the first state to outlaw gambling.
American Airlines invented the Frequent Flyer concept in 1981.
Iceland is threatened by over 100 active volcanoes.
Jesse James led the first band of outlaws to rob a train in Adair, Iowa in 1873.