• Air conditioning was invented by Willis Carrier to help a Brooklyn, New York, printer get decent color during hot, humid weather. Air conditioning wasn’t used for cooling people until 1924 when it made its debut at the J.L. Hudson Department Store in Detroit, Michigan.
  • It took 214 crates to transport the Statue of Liberty from France to New York in 1885.
  • Nyctitropism is the tendency of the leaves or petals of certain plants to assume a different position at night.
  • The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a tomato can for a carburetor.