The first subway was built in London (1860-63) by the cut and cover method. Other notable subways: Paris (the Metro 1898), New York (1900)
Which ancient city was buried by a volcanic eruption? The answer: Pompeii
The sari has been used continuously and relatively unchanged for thousands of years.
Harry Schielack Of Rockdale, Texas holds the record for the most chicken eaten by one person in a lifetime (estimated 1 Million Chickens In Only 40 Years).
The duckbill platypus (male) is the only venomous mammal in the world.