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Sixteen percent of Americans have tattoos. The word "tattoo" comes from the Tahitian word "tattau," which means "to mark."

The sense of smell of sheepdogs is 44 times better than that of humans.

Cats have three eyelids.

The average yawn lasts six seconds.

The largest rock concert ever was a performance by Rod Stewart on New Year's Eve in 1994. More than 3.5 million people took in the show.

Obsessive nose-picking is referred to as "rhinotillexomania."

More than half of lottery jackpot winners go back to work after winning.

The practice of manicuring nails is more than 4,000 years old.

The Old Testament is written with a vocabulary of about 5,800 words. The New Testament, about 4,800.

Tootsie Rolls were the first wrapped penny candy in America.

At one time, Tennessee was called Franklin.

On average, a person passes gas 14 times a day.

In France, the Big Dipper is called the Casserole.

St. Amand of Maastricht is the patron saint of beer.

Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee.

The Sargasso Sea does not have a coastline, because it is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

Lobsters always enter their burrows tail-first.

In Africa, a Danakil warrior proves his valor by giving his prospective bride a trophy—a pair of testicles taken from another man, dead or alive.

"Urophobia" is the fear of urine or urinating.

One million dollars in pennies (100 million coins) weighs 246 tons.

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