John Wilkes Booth's brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln's son.
Before he became an actor, Sam Shepard wrote more than 40 plays, winning 10 Obies and a Pulitzer Prize.
Wet sand weighs less than dry sand.
The motto of Georgia is "Dzala ertobashia" that means Strength is in Unity.
The FDA allows an average of 30 or more insect fragments and one or more rodent hairs per 100 grams of peanut butter.
The average 1 1/4 lb. lobster is 7 to 9 years old.
Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down.
The British, the highest per capita spenders on music, buy 7.2% of the world music market.
South Africa has the highest number of AIDS deaths per year, with an estimated 370,000 dying in 2003 alone.
Blue and fin whales can create the loudest sound by animals ever recorded.