You are more likely to be infected by flesh-eating bacteria than you are to be struck by lightning.
Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.
A single, charming man named Ed Gein was the main inspiration for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), and Norman Bates from Psycho (1960).
Thomas Edison was an inquisitive child but a poor student as his mind often wandered. The youngest of 7 siblings, “Al” as he was called in his youth, was deemed “addled” by his school teacher.
American chocolate companies use 1.5 billion pounds of milk every year.
New York City was briefly the U.S. capital from 1789 to 1790
The town of Kennesaw, Georgia has required its citizens to own a firearm and ammunition since 1982.
Hot dogs are the most widely consumed form of sausage in the USA.
David Alan Grier, Ice Cube, Dave Chappelle and John Travolta all turned down the offer to play the role of Bubba from Forrest Gump. Chevy Chase also turned down the role of playing Forrest.