13000 SD-244, Keystone, SD 57751 Master carver Gutzon Borglum created Mount Rushmore to commemorate America’s first 150 years as a free country. In his own words, Borglum states that the four presidents were chosen to, “Commemorate the founding, growth, preservation, and development to the United States of America.”
Birds are the closest living relatives of crocodilians, as well as the descendants of extinct dinosaurs with feathers. This makes them the only surviving dinosaurs.
More tornadoes occur in the United Kingdom per square mile than any other country in the world.
Swedish meatballs originated from a recipe King Charles XII brought back from Turkey in the early 1800s.
A wildlife technician, Richard Thomas, took the famous tongue twister, “how much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood” and calculated a rough estimate of what the answer would actually be. It came out to be around 700 pounds.