The Kentucky Derby was first held at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, KY in 1875, making it the longest-running sports event in the United States. The race is held on the first Saturday in May and has been given the nickname of “the greatest two minutes in sports.”
An ancient snack Corn has long been a staple food in the Americas, and the history of popcorn runs deep throughout the region. The oldest known popcorn was discovered in New Mexico in 1948, when Herbert Dick and Earle Smith discovered individually popped kernels that have since been carbon-dated to be approximately 5,600 years …
All countries have borders, some bound by land and others by sea. Some borders keep ideologies separate (looking at you, Korea), while others go almost unnoticed for miles. Borders can sometimes change overnight (folks in the Crimean Peninsula went to bed Ukrainians and woke up Russian last year), and other borders can remain for centuries. Let’s take a look at some interesting border facts.