The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
Churchill Downs, Yankee Stadium, the Rose Bowl, the Roman Colosseum, and Vatican City could all fit inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway – at the same time!
Our Name All the States That End With 'A' quiz was a big hit, so let's try another one along those lines. You've got one minute—can you name all the U.S. states that begin with 'M'?
The Canary Islands are actually not named for canaries, but for dogs. This is because a large population of wild dogs were found on the island (and the Latin root for dog is canaria).