The only Jewish descendants spared by the Nazis where those with grandparents who converted to Christianity before the founding of the German Empire (1871).
There's a colony in Brazil founded by 2,000 to 4,000 Confederate refugees who left the U.S. after losing the Civil War.
From 1989 to 2009, about 2,000 schools were closed in Germany because of a scarcity of children.
Antarctica is the only continent without a time zone.
In 1998, all 11 members of a soccer team in Africa were killed by lightning while leaving the other team unhurt.
There's an underground river 4 KM (2.4 mi) beneath the Amazon River in Brazil, that might be as long, but hundreds of times wider.
Canada has no weapons of mass destruction since 1984 and has signed treaties repudiating their possession.
Swearing on the Bible is forbidden by the Bible.
The U.S. pays Cuba US$4,085 a month in rent for Guantanamo Bay, but Cuba refuses to cash the checks.
There are no 24 hours in a day. It has 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds, the time it takes to earth to rotate on its axis.