40% of Vietnamese People Have the Same Last Name
Nguyễn is the most common Vietnamese family name.
Library Visits Outpaced Trips to Movies
U.S. adults took an average of 10.5 library trips in 2019.
House Cats are a Major Threat to Our Birds
Domestic cats kill between 1.3 billion and 4 billion birds annually in the United States.
U.S. Abortion Statistics
Abortion is a controversial political issue, and regular attempts to restrict it occur in most states.
This is How Easy It is to Buy Guns in America
Buying a gun is a relatively speedy operation in most of the US.
The First Female African American Pilot
In 1921, Bessie Coleman became the first black woman in the United States to earn a pilot's license.
The National Raisin Reserve
Somewhere in California there lies a huge secret warehouse full to the brim with raisins, overseen by a secretive cartel called the Raisin Administrative Committee.
Dreaming in Black and White
This is predominantly made up of older people who grew up with little access to color TV.
300,000 Items in Average Home
There are 300,000 items in the average American home.
How We Measure Snowfall?
Snowfall is measured to the nearest tenth of an inch.
America’s First Woman Olympic Champion Was a Golfer
In those days winners were given prizes, in Abbott’s case, a porcelain bowl.
Which Two States Have Never Been Above 100 Degrees?
Alaska and Hawaii.