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Pregnant mothers carrying boys are less forgetful than those carrying girls.

An elephant's tooth can weigh as much as 12 pounds.

Fido means "faithful" in Latin.

Dr. Seuss nearly burned his first book, "And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," after it was turned down by 27 publishers.

According to Playboy magazine, more women talk dirty during sex than men.

People who live in cities have longer, thicker and more dense nose hairs than those who reside in the country.

Author Truman Capote's real name was Truman Streckfus Persons.

A man's testicles grow 50% in size when aroused.

Americans write about 50 billion checks each year, making it the second most frequent payment method used after cash.

Every drop of seawater contains about one billion gold atoms.

Midgets and dwarfs almost always have normal-sized children.

David Schwimmer passed on the Will Smith role in Men in Black. Will Smith passed on the lead role in The Matrix.

There is a rare condition called Exploding Head Syndrome.

The word "gnat" appears just once in the Bible (in Matthew 23:24).

The colors yellow, red and orange are used in fast food restaurants because those are the colors that stimulate a hunger response.

Iranian women competed in the Olympics for the first time at the 1996 Atlanta Games.

The true identity of Batman's archenemy, the Penguin, was Oswald Cobblepot.

The first American coins were half dimes, spelled "dismes," which were struck in the fall of 1792.

A cat can recognize its owner's footsteps from hundreds of feet away.

Isaac Newton was an ordained priest.

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