- The Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.
- When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.
- The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life."
- A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
- A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
- A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
- On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.
- It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
- The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
- Who's that playing the piano on the "Mad About You" theme? Paul Reiser himself.
- The male gypsy moth can "smell" the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away.
- In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
- The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."
- The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
- Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
- John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
- The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
- There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
- 'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
- To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.