In 1977, Argentina sent a pregnant mother to Antarctica in an effort to claim a portion of the continent. The boy became the first human known to be born in Antarctica.

The man who was believed to have introduced HIV to North America, sometimes called “Patient Zero”, was actually not the initial source of the virus on this continent, recent research shows.

While the U.S. generates 2/3 of its electricity from fossil fuels, South America generates 2/3 of it from renewable energy sources, making the continent a global leader in renewable energy.

Alexander The Great’s testament called for a transplant of populations from Asia and Europe to “bring the largest continent to common unity and to friendship by means of intermarriage and family ties.”