What is the fastest car in recorded history?

Answer According to the PBS Nova website, the fastest recorded history is the British-built Thrust SSC jet-powered car. Thrust SSC made two supersonic passes on Nevada's Black Rock desert with an average ... Read More »

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What was the first joke in recorded history?

The oldest recorded joke is from ancient Egypt. It was found on a piece of papyrus. The joke is: "How do you entertain a bored pharaoh? You sail a boatload of young women dressed only in fishing ... Read More »

What is the fastest qualifying lap ever recorded in NASCAR history?

Bill Elliott’s 1987 speed of 212.809 mph stands as the fastest qualifying lap in NASCAR history. The record was set at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Since then, NASCAR has initiated speed r... Read More »

How old is recorded history?

Recorded history is thought to have begun when humans first began making records of the world around them. The first records made by humans may date from 30,000 B.C. A group of humans called the Cr... Read More »

What was the biggest riot in the history of the world?

The worst riot in recorded history took place over the period of a week in Constantinople, Rome in the year 532 A.D. Over that week, an estimated 30 thousand people were killed. The Nika riot was d... Read More »