Things you always never wanted to know
The Statue of Liberty's tablet is 2 feet thick.
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
The slogan on New Hampshire license plates is "Live Free or Die." Prisoners in the state penitentiary in Concord manufacture these license plates.
The straw was probably invented by Egyptian brewers to taste in-process beer without removing the fermenting ingredients, which floated on the top of the container.
There are only 13 blimps in the world. Nine of the 13 blimps are in the United States. The biggest existing blimp is the Fuji Film blimp.
The Swiss flag is square.
The word "pound" is abbreviated "lb." after the constellation "Libra" because it means "pound" and "scales" in Latin. The abbreviation for the British pound sterling comes from the same source: it is an "L" for Libra/Lb. with a stroke through it to indicate abbreviation.
The top layer of a wedding cake, known as the groom's cake, traditionally is a fruitcake. That way it will keep until the first anniversary.
The German Kaiser Wilhelm II had a withered arm and often hid the fact by posing with his hand resting on a sword or by holding gloves.
Cats have more than 100 vocal sounds while dogs only have about 10.
Mice, whales, elephants, giraffes and humans all have seven neck vertebrae.
The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infrared and ultraviolet light.
When angered, the ears of the Tasmanian devil turn a pinkish red.
Cat's urine glows under a black light.
If you add up the numbers 1 through 100 consecutively (1+2+3+4+5 ... etc.) the total is 5050.
A 12-gauge "rifled slug" does not spin, even though there are grooves on its bearing surface. A slug actually travels like a dart.