Ten Random Facts
A skunk will not bite and throw its scent at the same time.
Superman's boyhood home was Smallville, Illinois.
Grover Cleveland was the first U.S. president film star. In 1895, Alexander Black came to Washington, D.C., and asked the president to appear in A Capital Courtship. Cleveland agreed to be filmed while signing a bill into law. A Capital Courtship was a huge hit on the Lyceum circuit.
In one square inch of skin there are 3 yards of blood vessels, 3 million cells, 4 yards of nerve fiber, 1,300 nerve cells, and 100 sweat glands.
A love seat is a wide chair. It was first made to seat a woman and the wide skirt of her dress. Later, the love seat (also called courting seat) was made with two sections, often in an S-shape. In this way, a young couple could sit together, but not too closely.
Dooley Wilson appeared as Sam in the movie "Casablanca." Wilson was a drummer – not a pianist in real life. The man who really played the piano in "Casablanca" was a Warner Brothers' staff musician who was at a piano off-camera during the filming.
Venus rotates on its axis once every 243 Earth days but orbits the sun only every 225 days. As a result, the sun rises over the planet about every 118 days.
“Flower” names were very popular during the late nineteenth century in America and England. Among the favorites were Rose, Blossom, Daisy, Iris, Pansy, Fern, Poppy, Viola, Violet, and Zinnia.
Dairy products account for 29 percent of all food consumed in the United States.
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