Completed in 1937, the United States Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky is the primary location of the US gold reserves and other precious items. According to the December 31, 2015 report of […]
Someone really likes potatoes — or at least pictures of potatoes. Someone likes them enough to shell out a lot of money for one particular potato picture.
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, launched in 2014, cost $74 million. In contrast, producing the movie The Martian cost $108 million.
For your next vacation getaway, you might consider staying at the Royal Penthouse Suite of the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland. Renting at the rate of over $80,000 per night, it […]
Strangely reminiscent of the Planet Midnight in the BBC television program Doctor Who, this real life diamond planet orbits a star in the constellation Cancer. Composed largely of carbon, the surface temperature of […]
President Harry Truman occasionally practiced Abraham Lincoln’s technique of venting anger through letters that were written, but not sent. Truman — who at this point had been out of office for almost […]
The nation of Mali has two income tax brackets — 3% and 30%. Which one would you fall in? That’s entirely up to you. People registering at the tax office are simply told, […]
The Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower) in Dubai officially opened on January 4, 2010. It currently holds the record as the tallest man-made structure. Among the records established by this building are: Tallest […]
If you want to bless your true love during the 12 days of Christmas next year, you may want to save up your pennies, starting now. According to the latest study, the […]
Birthdays in Scotland come with a tradition of being greeted with a soft swat on the backside for every year of age. To make up for any offense, the recipient also […]
Who hasn’t heard an older person complain that a dollar just doesn’t buy what it used to? Imagine what it was like in Hungary in the immediate aftermath of World War II, […]
If you are traveling to the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia, you might consider using a credit card, rather than having to convert your cash into local currency. […]
When Maria Angeles Duran of Vigo, Spain started her real estate venture, she knew there was great demand to purchase property that gets plenty of sunlight. What better place than the source […]