Pocahontas appeared on the back of the $20 bill in 1875.

Crickets hear through their knees.

Turnips turn green when sunburnt.

Pigs, walruses and light-colored horses can be sunburned.

Crows have the largest cerebral hemispheres, relative to body size,
of any avian family.

Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.

St. Bernard is the patron saint of skiers.

John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.

Of all U.S. Presidents, none lived to be older than John Adams,
who died at the age of 91.

Abe Lincoln's mother died when the family dairy cow ate poisonous
mushrooms and Ms. Lincoln drank the milk.

George Washington's false teeth were made of whale bone.

Gerald Ford was the only man who held both the Presidency and the
Vice- Presidency but who was not elected to either post.

Gerald Ford was once a male model.

According to the ceremonial customs of Orthodox Judaism, it is
officially sundown when you cannot tell the difference between a
black thread and a red one.

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

In Kenya they don't drive on the right or left side of the street
in particular, just on whichever side is smoother.

The Utah State Bird is the California Seagull and the Utah State
Tree is the Colorado Spruce.

Cyano-acrylate glues (Super glues) were invented by accident. The
researcher was trying to make optical coating materials, and would
test their properties by putting them between two prisms and shining
light through them.  When he tried the cyano-acrylate, he couldn't
get the prisms apart.

Almost half the bones in your body are in your hands and feet.

A flamingo can eat only when its head is upside down.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

The average garden variety caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.

An elephant can be pregnant for up to two years.

Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for
your heart.

Marijuana is Spanish for 'Mary Jane.'