In 1731, American inventor Benjamin Franklin helped create our country’s first library in Philadelphia.
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Dogs have 42 teeth. Cats have 30 teeth. Adults have 32 teeth.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
“Bookworm” is a common nickname for a kid who loves to read books. But real bookworms are small insects that eat the mold that grows on old books.
Some dolphin species can swim up to 25 miles an hour for long periods. That’s more than three times faster than the best human swimmers.
The most popular name for a baby girl born in 2009 was Isabella, then Emma, Olivia, Ava and Sophia.
Some Hollywood celebrities have named their babies Apple, Moxie CrimeFighter, Fifi and Calico.
In 1937, two doctors at Harvard University used a product from blood plasma to make an “anti-hemophilic globulin, or what’s now simply called “factor.”
The world’s largest book weighs 133 pounds, and the pages are 7 feet wide.
The most popular name for a baby boy born in 2009 was Ethan, followed by Noah, Jacob, Aiden and Logan.