The first cell phone was unveiled in 1973 by Motorola. It is now referred to as "the brick phone" because if it's large size.
Kites were invented more than 3000 years ago, in ancient China, and used in battles to frighten the enemy.
The biggest animal ever known to live on Earth is the Titanosaurus. It measured 140ft (40m) long and 65ft (20m) tall.
In the early automotive days, levers or handle bars similar to bicycles were used to steer cars.
The window and frame through which J.F.K was shot has been sold on eBay for three million dollars.
In 1940, the town of Gorky, Russia received a rain shower of more than 1,000 14th century silver coins. It's thought that a tornado picked up a treasure chest and rained it down the small town.
The Popsicle was accidentally invented by Frank Eperson when he forgot his fruit soda outside with a stir stick in it during winter. He called it the Epsicle, which was later renamed to Popsicle.
In 1979 two couples with their children escaped East Germany in a home made hot air balloon. The balloon climbed to 6000 feet and landed in West Germany. It was their second attempt, their first landed 200 yards short of the border.