The value of "pi" used in mathematics was first calculated by the Indian mathematician Budhayana in 6th century.
India was one of the richest countries in the world before the British invasion in 17th century.
You can tell from the statue of a mounted horseman how the rider died. If all four of the horse's feet are on the ground, he died of natural causes. One foot raised means he died from wounds suffered in battle. Two legs raised means he died in action.
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear trousers.
Most lipstick contains fish scales.
The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer
Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.