On May 22, 1987, Rick Hansen became the first person to circumnavigate the world in a wheel chair. His trip started in Vancouver Canada, took two years to complete and covered 24,901 miles (39,841 km).
The largest shopping mall in North America is located in Edmonton, Canada. It is more than 5 million square feet, and attracts more than 32 million visitors each year. It also has a Bitcoin ATM machine.
Titan Arum (the Corpse flower) in Sumatra is the world's tallest flower, growing up to 10 feet tall (3 meters). It flowers every 10 years and smells like rotten eggs combined with moth balls and rotten meat.