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In champagne bottles, the dent in the bottom is called the"kick" or "punt."

The average age of a new grandparent in the U.S. is 47.

Olive trees can live to be 1,500 years old.

The average water temperature of showers in the U.S. is 105 degrees Fahrenheit.

Almost half the bones in your body are in your hands and feet.

Blackbeard's pirate ship was named Queen Anne's Revenge.

"Amateur" comes from the Latin "amator," meaning "lover."

Dr. Jeckyll's first name was Henry. Mr. Hyde's was Edward.

Mail carriers in Great Britain report fewer dog bites than mail carriers in any other country.

Next to Warsaw, Chicago has the largest Polish population in the world.

Kevlar is the brand name for poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide, a molecule created by DuPont.

Hair grows more slowly at night.

Blondie, Dagwood's wife in the "Blondie" comic strip, had a maiden name. It was Boopadoop.

"Nostophobia" is the fear of returning home.

The rhesus monkey is the only animal that can be taught to hum a tune.

The full name of Chucky, star of Child's Play and the sequels that followed, is Charles Lee Ray. It's a mix of Charles Manson, James Earl Ray and Harvey Oswald.

"Jolly green," "ashes," "Indian boy," and "laughing grass" are all street terms for marijuana.

Frogs use their eyeballs to push food down their throat.

The Philippines is made up of 7,107 islands.

Catherine the Great relaxed by being tickled.

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