Kleenex tissues were originally used as filters in gas masks.
The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of only 5 megabytes.
Attics were invented in Attica.
Technically speaking, crystal glass is actually a Liquid that flows very slowly.
The oil used by jewelers to lubricate clocks and watches costs about $3,000 a gallon.
The American Automobile Association was founded for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps!
Any modern jet is capable of breaking the sound barrier.
Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry.
A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.
The life boat was patented in 1845!
The IRS processes more than 2 billion pieces of paper each year.
A fully loaded supertanker traveling at normal speed takes a least twenty minutes to stop.
Contrary to popular belief, putting sugar in a car's gas tank will NOT ruin its engine.
If a car is travelling at 55 miles per hour it will travel 56 feet before the driver can shift his foot from the accelerator to the brake.
The ball on top of a flagpole is called a 'truck'.
In the early 1960's, Porsche commercially manufactured farm tractors.
The Queen Mary - the grandest vessel of her day - had many of her vital components made by car manufacturer Skoda!
Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use.