Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy. Coins are purportedly meant to be thrown using the right hand over the left shoulder. This was the theme of 1954’s Three Coins in the Fountain and the Academy Award-winning song by that name which introduced the picture.
The skin is often known as “the largest organ of the human body”. This applies to exterior surface, as it covers the body, appearing to have the largest surface area of all the organs. Moreover, it applies to weight, as it weighs more than any single internal organ, accounting for
Snails have a very different sleep cycle from people. Rather than being part of a 24-hour day, their sleep cycle lasted two to three days. Over a period of 13 to 15 hours, snails sleep in around seven bouts. This sleeping period is followed by roughly 30 hours of activity.
Some cowboy hats have been called “ten-gallon” hats. The term came into use about 1925. There are multiple theories for how the concept arose. One theory is that the term “ten-gallon” is a corruption of the Spanish phrase “tan galán”, which loosely translates as “really handsome”, “very gallant” or “so
International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD, September 19) is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. For