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Mr. Potatohead was the first toy advertised on TV.

Pregnant mothers who eat heavily spiced foods or foods with lots of seasoning are more likely to have children born with hair on their head.

The most popular pizza topping in South Korea is tuna.

George Washington loved to play marbles.

Margaret Higgins Sanger, a pioneer of birth control, was one of 11 children.

The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.

More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.

The albatross can sleep while in flight.

The "save" icon in Microsoft Word shows a floppy disk—with the shutter on backwards.

The abbreviation for one pound, "lb.," comes from the astrological sign Libra, meaning balance.

Pollen lasts forever.

Florence Nightingale carried a pet owl in her pocket wherever she traveled.

The MGM Grand's 170,000 square foot casino is larger than the playing field at Yankee Stadium.

The Andy Griffith Show was the first spin-off in TV history. It was spun-off from The Danny Thomas Show.

The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.

At 16, Confucius was a corn inspector.

At the height of inflation in Germany in the early 1920s, one U.S. dollar was equal to four quintillion German marks.

Birds don’t fly south for the winter to keep warm—they do it for food.

Playboy's Playmate of the Month was originally called the Sweetheart of the Month.

A cluster or bunch of bananas is called a "hand." Individual bananas are called "fingers."

Due to erosion, Niagara Falls will disappear in 22,800 years.

Dwight D. Eisenhower wore two watches on his left arm and one on his right—even to bed.

Early models of vacuum cleaners were powered by gasoline.

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