Common Sense Quotes by Thomas Sowell
Little Known Facts
Bristlecone pine trees, believed to be some of the world’s oldest living things, are found in the western United States in California, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.
Maine is the only state whose name is one syllable.
A pineapple is actually a very big berry.
Technically there are only 46 states; Massachusetts, Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania are Commonwealths.
The launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-134) on May 16, 2011, marks its last mission to space and the second to last shuttle mission before the end of the space shuttle program.
British Petroleum's "Deepwater Horizon" offshore oil platform explodes on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers. The ensuing oil leak would not be capped until July 15.