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The world renouned special forces, Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) was formed by James Stirling during World War Two. Their role was to engage the enemy deep behind their lines in North Africa.
Miscellaneous

Dining while rolling down the elegant shopping street of the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich, Switzerland, by streetcar is a common pleasure in the city. The Gastrotram is a favorite of locals.
Geography » Europe

Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to ride in an automobile, fly on a plane, and go underwater in a submarine.
People » Celebrities and Public Figures

Termite queens are fertilized regularly by the same mate for life, unlike bee and ant queens, whose male partners die after the first and only mating.
Animals » Insects

Capers are the unopened green flower buds of the Capparis Spinosa, a bush grown mainly in southern France, Italy, and Algeria, as well as California. Manual labor is required to gather capers, for the buds must be carefully picked each morning just as they reach the proper size.
Food and Drink

The Venus day is longer than the Venus year. The planet spins on its axis once every 243 Earth days and orbits the sun once every 224 Earth days.
Space

In 1977, according to the American Telephone and Telegraph Company, there were 14.5 telephone calls made for every 100 people in the entire world.
Surveys

Jean Marie Butler was the first woman graduate from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1980. She also was the first woman to graduate from any U.S. service academy.
Miscellaneous

Olive oil is made only from green olives. Nearly the entire production of green olives grown in Italy is converted into olive oil.
Food and Drink

During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in the distance.
Entertainment » TV and Movies

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