An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.
The first bomb dropped by the Allies on berlin in WW2 killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
Until 1857, any foreign coins made of precious metal were legal tender in the United States.
The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers founded in 1744, is the world's oldest golf club!
Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.
A small airplane can fly backwards.
Attics were invented in Attica.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
Male monkeys lose the hair on their heads in the same way men do.
During menstruation, the sensitivity of a woman's middle finger is reduced.
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
A group of frogs is called an army.
In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more that a hundred years before either moon was discovered!
Babe Ruth wore No. 3 because he batted third.
Among older men, vanilla is the most erotic smell.
Armadillos can get leprosy.
There is a town called Paradise and a town called Hell in Michigan!
In the next seven days, 800 Americans will be injured by their jewelry.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
The Japanese commonly put ketchup on their rice.