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Only full-grown male crickets can chirp.

A dolphin's penis is prehensile—like a monkey's tail or an elephant's trunk.

60 Minutes is the only TV show with no theme music.

Pecans are the only food that doesn't have to be treated or dehydrated when astronauts take them into space.

The male brain is 10% larger than the female brain.

Stonewall Jackson's feet had to be broken to fit into a military coffin.

There are 2,598,960 five card hands possible in a 52 card deck.

A fathom is six feet deep.

There are nine nuts per ounce of Cracker Jacks.

Two dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic.

Felix the Cat is the first cartoon character to ever have been made into a balloon for a parade.

Henry Ford, father of the Model T, is also father of the charcoal briquette.

Edgar Allan Poe was kicked out of West Point.

The eggplant is part of the thistle family.

Cigarette advertising on television was banned as of January 2, 1971.

Jellyfish sometimes evaporate.

Hugh Hefner's middle name is Marston.

Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.

Dirty Harry's badge number is 2211.

It is physically impossible for a pig to look up at the sky.

The word "mafia" was created as an acronym for Morte alla francia italia adela, meaning literally "Death to the French is Italy's cry."

Mosquitoes perform a sex act that lasts only two seconds.

There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.

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