• U.S. citizens can request that the White House send a greeting for a wedding, birthday, anniversary and other milestones for free.
  • In North Korea, it's not 2013. The year is 102, because North Korea marks years from the birth of Kim Il-sung, not Jesus!
  • Gary Kremen, the founder of Match.com lost his girlfriend to a man she met on Match.com!
  • Hummingbirds have such a high metabolism that they are always hours away from starving to death.
  • Dave Grohl used a Grammy as a doorstop as his door was always slamming shut for no reason, and he needed something to prop it open!
  • A duffle bag is so called because the thick wool originally used to make the bags came from the Belgium town of Duffel.
  • Palm trees are not technically trees, they're grass.
  • A new law in Israel has banned the use of underweight models in advertising and the catwalk and requires adverts to state if an image has been altered to make a model appear thinner.
  • Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are at least 50 years old.
  • Michael Caine has never seen Jaws 4, despite the fact that he starred in it!
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