When opossums are "playing 'possum," they are not playing. They actually pass out from sheer terror.
It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska!
Elvis Presley made his first appearance on national television in 1956. He sang Blue Suede Shoes and Heartbreak Hotel on "The Dorsey Brothers Show.".
Snowiest city in the U.S. : Blue canyon, California.
At 15 inches the eyes of giant squids are the largest on the planet.
John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
The smile is the most frequently used facial expression. A smile can use anywhere from a pair of 5 to 53 facial muscles.
The weather word Aurora Borealis means The aurora, or northern lights, of the Northern Hemisphere.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was originally entitled Headcheese, but was changed at the last minute.
Before 1850 golf balls were made of leather and stuffed with feathers.