Early in his career, William F. Buckley, Jr. was employed as a Spanish teacher at Yale.
Chili is the official state dish of Texas.
The weight of the Sun is two billion billion billion tons, about 333,420 times that of the Earth.
MADRE In Mexico, Día de la Madre - Mother's Day - is celebrated the day before it's observed in the United States. It is a huge gala event, with mariachis starting at noon and family festivities throughout the day.
EGADS In the military world, EGADS is an acronym for Electronic Ground Automatic Destruct System.
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New York City, named by Americans as the most dangerous, least attractive, and rudest city in a recent poll, is also, strangely enough, Americans' top choice as the city where they would most like to live or visit on vacation
Seven thousand years ago, the ancient Egyptians bowled on alleys not unlike our own.
Sandy Gardner, an Ottawa, Ontario journalist, coined the phrase "Beatlemania."
The Andaman Islanders and the Pygmies are the only world's peoples not known to use fire.
Fireflies like to light up together. Two found near each other will eventually start lighting up at the same time.
*** The Hercules global cluster is the brightest global cluster in the northern sky. It was discovered by English scientist Edmond Halley in 1714.
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Howdy, Howdy! I am a Mexican student in Texas and I was reading your trivia when I came across your mother's day in Mexico note. Mother's day in Mexico, unlike in the U.S., is celebrated always on May 10th. So, it is not always celebrated a day before Mother's day in the U.S. You are right though, when you say that it is a big celebration that includes mariachis :). God Bless you in your work, Nohemi