Until 1900, beryllium was also known as glucinum or glucinium. On the periodic table, its origin symbol was GI.
Argon is the 3rd most abundant gas in the Earth’s atmosphere.
Mainly due to the city drawing more water underground than it probably should, Mexico City is sinking even faster than Venice, Italy. Over the last century, the city has sunk over 33 feet.
During World War II, farmers painted their cows to prevent motorists from crashing into them. They would wander into the street and because all lights would be shut off at night, visibility became difficult.
While both teams are in New York City, The New York Yankees are in the Bronx while the Mets are located in Queens.