Dunn, North Carolina - She loves Amazon. He loves her. And, so, when her birthday came around Waylon McGuire of Dunn, NC he had a local bakery cook up a special birthday cake for his wife, Emily. It was an exact replica of a delivery from the online retailer, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Chicago, Illinois - Pothole ridden streets are dangerous and unsightly but a local artist in Chicago may have come up with a way to give commuters a smooth and esthetically soothing ride, says the Association of Mature American Citizens. Jim Bachor is an accomplished mosaic artist who came up with the idea of filling the potholes with unique works of art on a trip to Pompeii. He uses a technique that employs shards of marble and glass just as mosaic artists did 2,000 years ago. 

Houston, Texas - Where were you when America made history in outer space with the launch of Apollo 11, the first U.S. space ship to reach the moon? If you are a parent or grandparent, you probably stayed close by the television set, and can remember why this historical event aroused an educational curiosity.

London, England - The story goes that Beethoven had a pal who presented his wife with what was purportedly a lock of Ludwig’s hair. 

Westfield, New Jersey - There are a lot of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July. Some plan elaborate firework displays. Others plan extravagantly lavish barbecues. Still others, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens, try to set records, like the Outta Hand Pizza shop in Westfield, NJ. 

Berlin, Germany - It took international teamwork to build this high-rise sand castle on a beach in Northern Germany.