The Canadian province of New Brunswick (which was part of the UK at the time) had a bloodless war with the US state of Maine in 1839
The Procrastinators' Club of America newsletter is called Last Month's Newsletter.
A Native American tribe in South Dakota collects bottle caps left by campers, using them as currency. Several banks in the area now recognize the caps as legal tender.
According to some estimates, Americans are sitting on $30 billion worth of unredeemed gift cards.
50% of pizzas in America are pepperoni.
Although African-Americans make up only 13% of the U.S. population, they accounted for one half of the estimated new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in 2004.
One million Americans, about 3,000 each day, take up smoking each year. Most of them are children.
Americans throw out 4.5 pounds of trash a day - twice that of 40 years ago.