Maine is the only state in the United States whose name is just one syllable
U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Oscar-winning actor Tommy Lee Jones were roommates at Harvard
Bill Cosby’s wife, Camille Hanks, is a direct descendant of Nancy Hanks, Abraham Lincoln's mother
Jim Morrison found the name "The Doors" for his rock band in the title of Aldous Huxley's book "The Doors of Perception, which extolls the use of hallucinogenic drugs
Tongue prints are as unique as fingerprints
The height of the 984-foot-tall Eiffel Tower varies, depending on the temperature, by as much as 6 inches.
Rats can swim for a 1/2 mile without resting, and they can tread water for 3 days straight.