1. The rubber band.
His invention came six years after Charles Goodyear developed
2. You've lost your
sense of smell.
3. Up to 80 pounds.
And it's fat and flesh, not water.
4. A small wasp that
gets its name from the sound it makes while flying.
5. Portugal's King
Joao (John) II. After eight years, and rejections from Henry
VII of England and the city of Genoa, Columbus finally won the
sponsorship of Spain's King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.