Coffee is the second largest import in the US.
In Negril, Jamaica buildings are not allowed to be built higher than the palm trees.
Louis Armstrong attributes his start in a musical career after being sent to the New Orleans Waif's Home for Boys for firing his father's .38 pistol. There his music teacher took an interest in him and he began his love for music.
In 1962, the Mashed Potato, the Loco-Motion, the Frug, the Monkey, and the Funky Chicken were popular dances.
Castor oil is used as a lubricant in jet planes.
Brittany Murphy claims she started speaking at 4 and a half months. She also says she was a very "energetic child, really bubbly...extremely precocious".
Julia Roberts is a vegetarian.
Texas is second in size only to Alaska.
Ostriches stick their heads into the sand to find underground drinking water.
Actress Sharon Stone's I.Q. is 154 and she is often known to complain that she is fiercely intelligent.