"The more you find out about the world, the more opportunities there are to laugh at it." - Bill Nye
There is enough iron in the human body to form a one-inch nail.
In 1865, John Wilkes Booth, President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, was killed by federal troops in Virginia.
In 1937, German planes bombed the city of Guernica in Spain.
In 1986, fires and explosions at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the Soviet Union spread radioactive material over much of Europe.
In 2000, Vermont governor Howard Dean signed the nation’s first bill allowing gay couples to form civil unions.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this is “a factitious word alleged to mean ‘a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust, causing inflammation in the lungs.’”
The 45-letter word was coined to serve as the longest English word and is the longest word ever to appear in an English language dictionary