2019-11-24 by W.M.
QUIZ: Can You Name These Pieces Of Military Equipment?
The town of Salem, New Jersey once sued tomatoes – like, the concept of tomatoes – because they were supposedly poisonous. The trial ended with a guy eating a whole basket of tomatoes. The world’s largest swimming pool is in Algarrobo, Chile and measures over 1,000 yards from end to end. That’s 10 football fields! People used to say “ahoy!” on the phone instead of “hello.” A jockey named Frank Hayes once won a horse race, despite having suffered a fatal heart attack halfway through. His body maintained the proper position as his horse crossed the finish line first. At movie theaters in Colombia, you can snack on fried ants instead of popcorn. Over 200 million people live in Nigeria, which is almost twice as many people as the second-most populous African nation, Ethiopia.