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During World War II, W.C. Fields kept $50,000 in Germany. His reason? "In case the little bastard wins."

The official name for Silly Putty is "Dow Corning Dilatant Compound 3179."

The first magician to saw a woman in half was Count de Grisley. He did the famous illusion in 1799.

Gorilla penises are just one-third the size of an average man's.

At one time, Baskin Robbins made ketchup ice cream.

It's against the law to ride a tricycle faster than 10 m.p.h. in Vancouver, Canada.

In 1856, the German poet Heinrich Heine died and left everything to his wife on the condition that she remarry so that, in his words, "there will be at least one man to regret my death."

Antarctica is the only land on Earth not owned by any country.

Casanova contracted his first venereal disease in adolescence and the pox, gonorrhea, "Celtic humors" and other venereal diseases throughout his life.

Giraffes are the only animals born with horns.

The only U.S. city that can be spelled entirely with vowels is Aiea, Hawaii.

According to experts, the more sex you have, the more sex you are likely to be offered. That's because the sexually active body gives off greater quantities of pheromones.

Rembrandt painted more than 50 portraits of himself.

The largest religious building in the world is a Hindu temple, Angkor Wat, in Cambodia.

When Captain Cook visited Tonga in 1777, he met King Fatafehi Paulah. The king had the responsibility of deflowering all the girls in his kingdom. It is believed he deflowered more than 37,000 girls during his lifetime.

Marilyn Monroe's real name was Norma Jean Mortenson.

The Pentagon, located in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as it needs. When it was built, in the 1940s, Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.

The average American drinks about 600 sodas a year.

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