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In the U.S., there’s an official Rock Paper Scissors League.
Nearly 1 in 3 people in the Arab world is illiterate, including nearly half of all women, according to the Arab League Educational Organisation.
There are approximately 850 million visits each year to American museums. That’s more than the attendance at all major league sporting events and theme parks combined.
The average Major League Baseball salary in 2014 was US$3.8 million.
Anwar Sadat made Egypt the first arab nation to achieve peace with Israel in 1979. For this, Sadat won the Nobel Peace prize, Egypt was suspended from the Arab League and Sadat was assassinated.
A Liverpool fan killed himself when his team was 3-0 down in the 2005 Champions League final’s first half. They came back to win the game in the second half.
The first openly transgender athlete in a professional American sports team was Harrison Browne of the National Women’s Hockey League.
In 1923, Babe Ruth set the record for the most home runs in a season, while also striking out more than any other player in Major League Baseball.