The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally called the Pirates.
Cleopatra married two of her brothers.
According to scientific studies, a rat's performance in a maze can be improved by playing music written by Mozart.
80% of 10 year old girls in the U.S. go on a diet.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
Linen can absorb up to 20 times its weight in moisture before it feels damp!
Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had only one testicle.
The streets of Victor, Colorado, once a gold rush town, are paved with low-grade gold.
It takes the same amount of time to age a cigar as wine.
No president of the United States was an only child.
German chemists made a replica of a trophy the size of one molecule.
The World Trade Center towers used to have two zip codes, 10047-10048, one for each building.
Of all things, Andrew Jackson’s tombstone does not mention that he served as the president of the United States!
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders.
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.
At 120 miles per hour, a Formula One car generates so much downforce that it can drive upside down on the roof of a tunnel.
Rain contains vitamin B12.
Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors.
Children are more allergic to cockroaches than they are to cats!
The little bags of netting for gas lanterns (called 'mantles') are radioactive...so much so that they will set of an alarm at a nuclear reactor.