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Despite being commonly thought as being nothing but a desert, Arizona has the largest contiguous pine tree forest in the world.
2Beethoven's 9th Symphony
Beethoven's 9th Symphony is traditionally performed in Japan at the end of the year, which was introduced in World War 1 by German prisoners. In December 2009, for example, there were 55 performances of the symphony throughout Japan.
3Toilet- Ek Prem Katha
The Indian government commissioned a 2-hour Bollywood feature film called "Toilet - Ek Prem Katha", designed to help eradicate the practice of public defecation.
Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn’t allow “blacks.” He even used his mafia ties to help get labor unions behind John F. Kennedy because he knew they shared the same opinions on equal rights.
In December 2014 an underwater volcano erupted leading to the creation of a new island. Typically these types of islands don't survive more than a few months, but this one has persisted and is now connected to an older neighboring island.
In 1862, Robert Smalls, a slave freed himself, his crew and their families by overtaking Confederate ship, CSS Planter. He then sailed it north. The ship contained a codebook letting them pass CSA checkpoints. He became the new captain of the ship and convinced Lincoln to admit African Americans to the Army.
In July 1984, President Ronald Reagan called ice cream "a nutritious and wholesome food" and established National Ice Cream Month.
Nearly 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today due to recycling.
In the early/mid-1900s, a dish called "candle salad" was popular. It involved a banana stuck through a pineapple wheel with whipped cream dripping off. It looked exactly like you'd imagine.
There was once a LEGO video game in devolvement that would allow people to make anything they wanted out of Lego bricks, but it was never completed because they couldn’t stop people from making dicks, even with a dedicated ‘dong detection’ team.