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The black lines on a basketball are called the "channels."

The average bank robbery yields just $4,400 for the criminal.

Napoleon had an enema every day.

Americans have sex 132 times per year, on average.

In Maryland, it's illegal to play the novelty hit, Short People, by Randy Newman, on the radio.

Each employee at Ben & Jerry's headquarters gets three pints of free ice cream a day.

Since the United Nations was founded in 1945, there have been 140 wars.

It costs .81 cents to mint a penny.

When McDonald's opened its first restaurant in Kuwait in 1994, the drive-through line was seven miles long.

Popeye's hometown was Sweethaven.

The average person speaks 125 to 150 words per minute.

The first vertebra is called the "atlas," because it holds up the head.

"Stygiophobia" is the fear of hell.

Shaggy from Scooby-Doo's real name is Norville Rogers. His home address is 224 Maple Street, Coolsville.

Hares and rabbits never mate with each other.

The U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing produces about 37 million notes a day.

Jimmy Hendrix was a "one-hit wonder." He only cracked the top 20 one time, with "All Along the Watchtower."

The flea can jump 350 times its body length. That's the equivalent of a human jumping the length of a football field.

There are an average of 178 sesame seeds on a McDonald's Big Mac bun.

Mata Hari's real name was Margaretha Zelle. She took the stage name Mata Hari when she became an exotic dancer, prior to becoming a spy during World War I.

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