The mask used by Michael Myers in the original "Halloween" was a Captain Kirk's mask painted white.
About 50% of the world's tropical forests have gone lost.
The United States has five percent of the world's population, but twenty-five percent of the world's prison population.
The average person will spend two weeks over their lifetime waiting for the traffic light to change.
Blue Peter pet, Petra the mongrel puppy, died two days after being introduced. A replacement was found.
Before he had his own show, Jerry Seinfeld appeared on three episodes of the TV show "Benson" as the governor's speechwriter.
Broadway and West End singing sensation Elaine Paige served her apprenticeship in UK soap Crossroads. She had a small part as Caroline Winthrop in the late sixties.
The native way to say I love you in Esperanto is Mi amas vin.
The word "maverick" came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan refused to brand his cattle.
When you hear a bullwhip snap, it's because the tip is traveling faster than the speed of sound.