Founded in 1948, the official name of North Korea is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The local name for North Korea is Choson-minjujuui-inmin-koughwaguk… Read More »Love my daily dose of North Korean Facts
Carrots used to be yellow, white and purple but not orange. Selection and hybridization brought us to the orange carrots we know today. Why orange?… Read More »It is arguable that carrots are orange, because oranges are orange
Google tried to sell itself to Excite for a million dollars. Excite rejected the offer. Excite, one of the original Internet portals. This story has… Read More »Google tried to sell itself to Excite for 1M$ – Excite rejected the offer
Aircraft carrier was laid down for the Royal Navy during World War II as HMS Vengeance, but was completed only shortly before the war’s end,… Read More »Brazil once tried to sell their old aircraft carrier on Ebay
Michael has been the most common name given to American boys for every decade since 1950. The flag of Libya is solid green, with no… Read More »Miscellaneous Useless Facts About Everything
When John Glenn circled the earth in 1962, his spacecraft, Friendship VII, was slathered in WD-40 from top to bottom. NASA engineers hoped it would… Read More »Uses for WD-40 : Absolute best lubricant ever!
The modern seatbelt was created by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin in 1959. At that time, seat belts were simple two-point waist restraints, and in crashes… Read More »Volvo invented the three-point seatbelt and gave invention for free