The border between Canada and the U.S. is the world's longest frontier. It stretches 3,987 miles (6,416 km).
The coldest temperature ever measured on Earth was -129 Fahrenheit (-89 Celsius) at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983.
Chocolate was introduced into the United States in 1765 when cocoa beans were brought from the
West Indies to Dorchester, Massachusetts.
Per capita, the Irish eat more chocolate than Americans, Swedes, Danes, French, and Italians.
Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible.
England's Stonehenge is 1500 years older than Rome's Colosseum.
A hamlet is a village without a church and a town is not a city until it has a cathedral.
Quito in Ecuador, South America, is said to have the most pleasant climate in the world. It is called the 'Land of Eternal Spring.' The temperature rarely drops below 46 degrees Fahrenheit during the night, or exceed 72 degrees Fahrenheit during the day.
There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye hip arm leg ear toe jaw rib lip gum).
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