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The ashes of the average cremated person weigh nine pounds.

The term karaoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese.

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

You are likely to blink 415 million times during your lifetime.

The first star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood was dedicated to Joanne Woodward on February 9, 1960.

Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.

Seven fictional characters have stars on the Walk of Fame: Kermit the Frog, Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Woody Woodpecker and Snow White.

You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day that in any other weather.

When a shrimp is first born, it's male--it gradually evolves into being female as it matures.

If an octopus is hungry enough, it will eat its own arms.

The Netherlands used to be known as the United States.

The first winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture--the only silent film to achieve that honor--was the 1927 film, Wings.

In Fantasia, the sorcerer's name is Yensid, which is Disney spelled backward.

Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

Giraffes are unable to cough.

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