Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
In Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more than 100 years before either moon was officially discovered.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
An old law in Bellingham, Wash., made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark’s stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.