The world's largest jack o'lantern was carved by Scott Cully (USA) from the world's largest pumpkin on October 31, 2005
in Northern Cambria, Pennsylvania, USA. The pumpkin was grown by Larry Checkon (USA) and weighed 666.32 kg (1,469 lb) at the
Pennsylvania Giant Pumpkin Growers Association Weigh-off, on October 1, 2005.
Kym Coberly from Denton,Texas hula-hooped for 72 hours from October 17-29,1984.
20% of the world's population doesn't have enough to eat.
In a deck of cards, 52 cards represent the 52 weeks in a year and the 4 suits, the four seasons.
The five interlocking Olympic rings are black,blue,red,white and yellow because at least one of these colors appears on
every national flag.
Donald Duncan, of Duncan Yo-Yo fame, was also responsible marketing the first parking meters. So cuss Duncan next time u r
The smell of Crayola crayons is so familar that it is one of the the top 20 most recognized scents to American adults.
Comparable to coffee and peanut butter...and so soothing that sniffing crayons has been proven lower blood pressure.
Play-Doh was originally formulated for use as a wallpaper cleaner.
Big Bird's costume is made from turkey feather dyed a reasonable shade of shocking yellow.
Bullwinkle was the name of a car dealership in Oakland,CA.
The name jeep is derivative of the expression "G.P" military slang for General Purpose Vehicle.
'Bubblegum' flavor, as we know it, is a combo of vanilla,wintergreen and cassia (a form of cinnamon).
The Mod Squad was based on a true story.
Podunk is in Massachusetts.
Panama hats are actually made in Ecuador.
Cats have 2 sets of vocal cords.
The stabbing sound the knife makes in the movie Psycho, is in fact a knife stabbing a melon. Ick.
'Kemo sabe' means 'white shirt' in Apache.
100 shares of McDonalds Stock purchased in 1965 for $2,250 was worth $1.4 million in 1995. Hate i missed that 'Golden'
The ostrich cannot fly but it can outrun a racehorse. Cool!
Each instance of dog 'poo' that remains 'unscooped' will attract approx. 144 flies. Yuck.
According to the film's animators, you will see 6,469,952 black spots every time you view 101 Dalmations. Whoa...and all i
wanna know is, who counted?
The tallest self-supported rose bush measured 4.03 m (13 ft 3 in) on December 5, 2005 and grows in
the garden of Paul and Sharon Palumbo (USA) who live in San Diego, California, USA. Bet her yard smells GREAT!
There are portions of Wisconsin that are farther east than parts of Florida.
The sight of oranges in all 3 Godfather films indicate that death (or a close call) is about to occur.
In Pulp Fiction, the word, F**K is used 257 times. All i can say is, F**K!
The flashing warning light atop the Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood also spells out H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D in Morse Code.
'La Bamba' by Los Lobos was the only completely Spanish (language) song to reach #1 on the charts in 1987.
The word, Ouija board, got it's name from the combonation of the french word and german word for yes...oui and ja.