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On average, four people a day call Graceland and ask for Elvis.

Dolphins jump out of the water to conserve energy. It is easier to move through air than water.

A rat can tread water for three days straight.

Collectors of dolls are called "plangonologists."

Giants baseball catcher Roger Bresnahan introduced shin guards in 1907.

It is illegal in Pacific Grove, California, to threaten or kill a butterfly.

Wonder Woman's bracelets were made of a substance called feminum.

Julio Iglesias was a lawyer before he became a music star. Comedian John Cleese is a lawyer, too.

"Tonsurphobia" is the fear of haircuts.

George Washington was the only President never to live in the District of Columbia.

Earlier penguins were capable of flight.

In drug parlance, "Baby T," "Kokomo," "Beemers," "Hotcakes," and "Bad" are all slang for crack cocaine.

The average human eye can distinguish about 500 different shades of gray.

The expressions "pipe down," "kick the bucket," "over the top," and "ticked off" were first coined by soldiers in the trenches during World War I.

The Amish never initiate lawsuits, and won't defend themselves against them.

The maximum lifespan of a goldfish in captivity is 25 years.

A group of cobras is called a "quiver."

The only continent without reptiles is Antarctica.

Manorama, a comic actress in India, has had more leading roles than any other actor or actress in the history of film. Her career started in 1958, and by 1985 had appeared in her one-thousandth movie.

Fifty-one percent of turns are right turns.

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