U.S. President Zachary Taylor coined the term “First Lady” to refer to the wife of the president. Prior to that, they were commonly referred to as “Presidentress”.
Since 2007, the fleet of McDonald’s delivery trucks in the United Kingdom has run on biofuel derived from waste cooking oil generated in McDonald’s restaurants.
In 2006, William Shatner sold his kidney stone for $25,000, then donated the money to Habitat for Humanity.
Because it’s entirely impractical to launder clothing aboard the International Space Station, astronauts wear clothing until it is too dirty to wear any more, then shoot it out into space to burn up in Earth’s atmosphere.