In most American states, a wedding ring is exempt by law from inclusion among the assets in a bankruptcy estate. This means that a wedding ring cannot be seized by creditors, no matter how much the bankrupt person owes.
It was illegal to sell E.T. dolls in France because there is a law against selling dolls without human faces.
It would take 15,840,000 rolls of wallpaper to cover the Great Wall of China.
President George W. Bush is related to all other U.S. Presidents.
Mark Twain was the first to have written a novel [Tom Sawyer] on a typewriter.
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Regan.
If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world.
Musk is extracted from the bottom of a civet, and is used as an ingredient to make perfumes.
The 1st US zoo was built in Philadelphia, PA, in 1876.
The name of the first airplane flown at Kitty Hawk by the Wright Brothers, on December 17, 1903, was Bird of Prey.
Dana Carvey changed his name to Tom for 2 weeks because he thought Dana was a girl's name.
Apples are more effecient than caffeine for waking you up in the morning.
The first television broadcast of the Oscars took place in 1953, hosted by Bob Hope on NBC
The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a 6 foot-tall human jumping the length of 7 football fields
The lunula is the half-moon shaped pale area at the bottom of finger nails.
Red is the most popular car color in the U.S.
Heinz first started making ketchup in 1876 and the recipe has remained the same ever since
Polar bears can smell seal from 20 miles away
James Bond is also known as Mr. Kiss-Kiss-Bang-Bang
The 1912 Olympics was the last Olympics that gave out gold medals that were made entirely out of gold
The reason why some people get a cowlick is because the growth of their hair is in a spiral pattern, which causes the hair to either stand straight up, or goes to a certain angle
Percentage of American women who say they'd marry the same man: 50%.
A kangaroo can jump up to 3 meters high and leap up to 8 meters.
In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.".
The reason why hair turns gray as we age is because the pigment cells in the hair follicle start to die, which is responsible for producing melanin which gives the hair colour
Even though they broke up 25 years ago, the Beatles continue to sell more records each year than the Rolling Stones.
Sea water weighs about a pound and a half more per cubic foot than fresh water at the same temperature.
X-rays of the Mona Lisa show that there are three completely different versions of the same subject, all painted by Leonardo Da Vinci, under the final portrait.
The extended right arm of the Statue of Liberty is 42 feet long.
In Spanish, the word hombre means: 'shoulder', 'man', and 'hat' all at the same time.
A fetus starts to develop fingerprints at the age of eight weeks
San Jose was the original capital of California
It takes the Hubble telescope about 97 minutes to complete an orbit of the Earth. On average, the Hubble uses the equivilent amount of energy as 30 household light bulbs to complete an orbit.
There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
The first open heart surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Hall Williams in 1893
Every year, Burger King restaurants prepare over 950,000 pounds of bacon for their breakfast customers
In the movie Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock, chocolate syrup was used for blood in the shower scene
Americans on average use about 580 pounds of paper per year per person
Warner Chappel Music owns the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'. They make over $1 million in royalties every year from the commercial use of the song.
Frogs sometimes eat enough fireflies that they themselves glow.
A dog by the name of Laika was launched into space aboard the Russian spacecraft Sputnik 2 in 1957
Singer Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem
Any space vehicle must move at a rate of 7 miles per second in order to escape the earth's gravitational pull.
A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colors of its environment.
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