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Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.
Jim Morrison, of the 60's rock group The Doors, was the first rock star to be arrested on stage.
Frank Lloyd Wright's son invented Lincoln Logs.
Peter Falk, who played "Columbo," has a glass eye.
Barbie's full name is "Babara Millicent Roberts."
A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.
The cheetah is the only cat that can't retract its claws.
A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet (91 m) long in just one night.
Insects outnumber humans 100,000,000 to one. Types of clouds are numbered according to the altitudes they attain, with nine being the highest cloud. If someone is said to be on cloud nine, that person is floating well above worldly cares. Sharkskin has tiny tooth-like scales all over.

Chameleons can move their eyes in two directions at the same time.
Koalas never drink water. They get fluids from the eucalyptus leaves they eat.
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
When sharks take a bite, their eyes roll back, and their teeth jut out.
Camels chew in a figure 8 pattern.

Proportional to their size, cats have the largest eyes of all mammals.
Sailfish can leap out of the water and into the air at a speed of 50 miles (81 km) per hour.
The catfish has the most taste buds of all animals, having over 27,000 of them.
A skunk's smell can be detected by a human a mile away.
A lion in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year.
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.

Oscar the Grouch used to be orange. Jim Henson decided to make him green before the second season of Sesame Street. How did Oscar explain the color change? He said he went on vacation to the very damp Swamp Mushy Muddy and turned green overnight.

On Good Friday in 1930, the BBC reported, "There is no news." Instead, they played piano music.
The 3 Musketeers bar was originally split into three pieces with three different flavors: vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry. When the other flavors became harder to come by during World War II, Mars decided to go all chocolate.
Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he passed away in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.

In the 1980s, Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel was spending $2,500 a month on rubber bands just to hold all their cash.
Johnny Cash's "A Boy Named Sue" was penned by beloved children's author Shel Silverstein.

Ben & Jerry learned how to make ice cream by taking a $5 correspondence course offered by Penn State. (They decided to split one course.)
M&M's stands for "Mars & Murrie's," the last names of the candy's founders. Carly Simon's dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster. He co-founded the company.
When the mummy of Ramses II was sent to France in the mid-1970s, it was issued a passport. Ramses' occupation? "King (deceased)."

In 1939, Hitler's nephew wrote an article called, "Why I Hate My Uncle." He came to the U.S., served in the Navy, and settled on Long Island.

In the 1970s, Mattel sold a doll called, "Growing Up Skipper." Her breasts grew when her arm was turned.
Reno, NV is farther west than Los Angeles, CA. Nope. A baby elephant sucks with its mouth, not its trunk. Two teats between the forelegs of the female elephant supply the baby elephant with nourishment; as the baby elephant sucks it curls back its trunk.
It is a common mistake to imagine elephants drinking through their trunks: the use of the trunk in drinking is only by sucking up water and then squirting it into their mouths.
A 1913 New York Times article on portmanteaus includes the word "also holiday," which describes leisure time spent drinking.

At Fatburger, you can order a "Hypocrite"—a veggie burger topped with crispy strips of bacon.

Only female mosquitoes will bite you.

The archerfish knocks its insect prey out of over-hanging branches with a stream of spit.

There was Captain Morgan. He was a Welsh pirate who later became the lieutenant governor of Jamaica Alaska is the only state that can be typed on one row of keys. (Go ahead and try typing the other 49 states.)

At the 1905 wedding of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, President Teddy Roosevelt gave away the bride.

William Faulkner refused a dinner invitation from JFK's White House. "Why that’s a hundred miles away," he said. "That’s a long way to go just to eat."

In 1907, an ad campaign for Kellogg's Corn Flakes offered a free box of cereal to any woman who would wink at her grocer.

Why did the FBI call Ted Kaczynski "The Unabomber"? Because his early mail bombs were sent to universities (UN) & airlines (A).

The only number whose letters are in alphabetical order is 40 (f-o-r-t-y).

Bono was born Paul David Hewson. The Edge's name is David Howell Evans.

Male students at Brigham Young University need a doctor's note to grow a beard.

In 1991, Wayne Allwine, the voice of Mickey Mouse, married Russi Taylor—the voice of Minnie.

The Arkansas School for the Deaf's nickname is the Leopards.
Editor Bennett Cerf challenged Dr. Seuss to write a book using no more than 50 different words. The result? Green Eggs and Ham.

Norwegian skier Odd-Bjoern Hjelmeset on why he didn't win gold at the 2010 Olympics: "I think I have seen too much porn in the last 14 days."

When asked why he chose the name Piggly Wiggly, founder Clarence Saunders said, "So people will ask that very question."

Obsessive nose picking is called Rhinotillexomania.

The same person who sang "You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" was also the voice of Tony the Tiger (Thurl Ravensc