Vulcan is a a large statue in Birmingham, Alabama. Vulcan stands 56 feet tall, from toe to spear point, upon a 124-foot pedestal rising to a height of 180 feet and weighs 101,200 pounds. It is the largest cast iron statue in the world and the largest metal statue ever made in the United States. […]Read more "Fun fact 01/30/2018"
Of all water on Earth, including water and water vapor occurring beneath, on, or above the Earth’s surface, about 95% of it is unfrozen groundwater (water below the Earth’s surface). Barton Thompson, John Leshy, Robert Abrams, Legal Control of Water Resources, Thomson Reuters, 5th ed, (2013).Read more "Fun fact 01/28/2018"
If your parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents were born in Italy, you can be recognized as an Italian citizen! http://www.consmiami.esteri.it/consolato_miami/it/i_servizi/per_i_cittadini/cittadinanza/recognition-of-italian-citizenship.htmlRead more "Fun fact 01/25/2018"
Widespread Panice holds the record for most Red Rocks shows. Red Rocks is a lovely outdoor musical venue located in Morrison, CO. https://www.denverpost.com/2016/06/02/seventy-five-facts-about-red-rocks/Read more "Fun fact 01/24/2017"
The Oroville dam is an earthen dam (made of dirt) in California. It is the largest dam in the U.S., and the largest earthen dam in the world length-wise, but second largest earthen dam in the world by height (2nd to Aswan High Dam in Egypt). https://www.britannica.com/topic/Oroville-Dam http://www.water-technology.net/features/feature-ten-largest-dams-in-the-world-reservoirs/Read more "Fun fact 01/23/2018"