In 1999, the U.S. government paid the Zapruder family US$16 million for the film of JFK's assassination.
The founder of Alcoholics Anonymous demanded alcohol during the last few days of his life.
New Mexico State's first graduating class in 1893 had only one student —and he was shot and killed before graduation.
Several hundred people in the U.S. die every year from liver failure after Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose.
There are more than 1,200 water parks in North America.
The term "astronaut" comes from greek words that mean "star" and "sailor."
A 2009 search for the Loch Ness Monster came up empty. Scientists did find over 100,000 golf balls.
If your dog's feet smell like corn chips, you're not alone. The term "Frito Feet" was coined to describe the scent.
The verb "unfriend" dates back to 1659. It existed even earlier as a noun, as far back as 1275.
The highest wave ever surfed reached a height of 24.3m (80ft).