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298.   The turkey was once nominated to be the official bird of the United States.  

299.   Even though a red rose looks the same, there are over 900 different types of red roses.  

300.   The sound made by the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is so loud that it can be heard 40 miles away.  

301.   In some parts of the Atacama Desert it has never rained.  

302.   An ear trumpet was used before the hearing aid was invented by people who had difficulty hearing.  

303.   The company Chanel claims that every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a bottle of Chanel No 5 is sold.  

304.   The Taj Mahal was once scheduled to be torn down in the 1830's.  

305.   The word alligator comes from El Lagarto which is Spanish for The Lizard.  

306.   The most senior crayon maker Emerson Moser retired after making 1.4 billion crayons for Crayola. It was then that he revealed that he was actually colorblind.  

307.   Thomas Edison, the inventor of the light bulb was afraid of the dark.  

308.   After the U.S Civil War, about 33%-50% of all U.S.

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