Did you know…
- To the west of Bermuda is an ocean with no shoreline.
- There is a place in Japan that is hell on earth—actually, nine hells.
- The name of the San Diego Wild Animal Park’s monorail, Wgasa, is actually an acronym—and not a very clean one.
- Georgia, the 13th colony, was founded to house British debtors.
- The state of Wyoming is named after a place in Pennsylvania.
- Elvis did not name his now famous mansion.
- Disneyland’s Matterhorn ride has a secret place built into it.
- Chicago’s nickname, “The Windy City,” has nothing to do with weather.
- Because of a Virginia law, the Pentagon has twice as many bathrooms than was originally planned.
- Mexico City is sinking.
- London’s Big Ben is not a clock.
- Minnesota is not only the land of 10,000 lakes, it is the land of 10,000 “firsts.”
- The builders of the Hoover Dam owe a huge debt to acrobats.
- Zanesville, Ohio, has the most confusing bridge in the United States.
- In Japan there is a ceremonial festival dedicated to broken needles.
- The Canary Islands are named for dog worshippers.
- There is a Stonehenge in the United States.