Hawaii is moving towards Japan at a rate of 4 inches per year.
America’s war on drugs, officially began in 1971. At that time 1 gram of cocaine cost $200 ($1,100 adjusted for inflation). Today that same gram of cocaine cost $50.
The switch from $1 bills to $1 coins would save American taxpayers approximately $4.4 billion in the next 30 years. This is because coins are significantly more durable than paper bills.
The US Army during WWII developed a grenade the same size and shape as a baseball, to make it more effective for the soldiers who had grown up playing baseball.
A New Jersey Forest Fire Service fire warden can summon any person aged 18 to 50 to assist in putting out wildfires—and it’s against the law to refuse.
A Bonsai Tree planted in1626 survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and now resides in a U.S. Museum.
In 2002, Kenyan Masai tribe people donated 14 cows to to the U.S. to help with the aftermath of 9/11.
There is a basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. It’s known as the “highest court in the land.”