According to an AAA report in 2016, Americans spend an average of 17,600 minutes driving each year.
A lightning bolt has enough energy to cook 100,000 pieces of toast.
While he was in graduate school, astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson considered becoming a stripper to earn extra money.
Maneesh Sethi, a computer programmer, hired a woman (at $8 an hour) to slap him in the face every time he tried checking Facebook during working hours.
“Nutty Narrows” is the name of a squirrel bridge in Longview, Washington. It was built to allow squirrels to safely cross the road.
Calvin Coolidge was known to play pranks on the Secret Service.
Monowi, Nebraska, is the only town in the United States with an official population of one person.
Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service once hacked an Al-Qaeda website and replaced the bomb instructions with a cupcake recipe.
In the 2011 census for the Czech Republic, over 15 thousand people listed their religion as Jedi.
There actually aren’t “57 varieties” of Heinz ketchup, and never were. Company founder H.J. Heinz thought his product should have a number, and he liked 57.