The first company to mass produce teddy bears was the Ideal Toy Company.
The foot is the most common body part bitten by insects.
A cow averages 40,000 jaw movements a day.
Jeremy Bentham, a British philosopher who died in 1832,left his entire estate to the London Hospital provided that his body be allowed to preside over its board meetings. His skeleton was clothed and fitted with a wax mask of his face. It was present at the meeting for 92 years.
World's heaviest primates: morbidly obese humans. After that: gorillas at 485 lbs.
On a clear day seven states are visible from Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga.
The idea for "tribbles" in "Star Trek" came from gerbils, since some gerbils are actually born pregnant.
Attics were invented in Attica.
The Internet was initially called the 'Galactic network' in memos written by MIT's JCR Licklider in 1962.
Cher's last name was "Sarkissian." She changed it because no one could pronounce it.