• The country with the most Post offices is India with over 152,792 compared with just over 38,000 in the United States
  • There wouldn't be vanilla ice cream without the vanilla bean. More than half the world's vanilla is grown in Madagascar
  • The World's first university was established in Takshila in 700BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects
  • Namibia, Africa, supplies the most valuable diamonds of the 18 countries in southern Africa rich with diamonds
  • Colombia produces the most emeralds of any country in South America
  • The world's largest gold mine is in Juneau, Alaska
  • The Pentagon is virtually a city in itself. Approximately 23,000 employees, both military and civilian. While in the building, they tell time by 4,200 clocks, drink from 691 water fountains, utilize 284 rest rooms, consume 4,500 cups of coffee, 1,700 pints of milk and 6,800 soft drinks prepared or served by a restaurant staff of 230 persons. Over 200,000 telephone calls are made daily through phones connected by 100,000 miles of telephone cable.