Most people in Ghana are named after the day of the week they were born. For example, boys born on Fridays are usually named Kofi . . . on Saturday, it's Kwame.
The surface area of a cat, including all the fur, is about the same as a ping pong table.
The movie "Babe" used 48 different pigs to play Babe . . . and one animatronic one.
The Whoopee Cushion was invented in the 1920s at a rubber factory in Toronto, when employees were bored and messing around with scrap rubber.
The entire province of Alberta, Canada has been rat-free for 70 years. The government there decided to get rid of rats around World War Two and they still have a pest control crew on the border to prevent any from coming in.
Pixar animated 20,622 balloons to carry the house in the movie "Up" . . . even the ones on the inside of the giant bunch that you can't see.
To save money during WWI, Woodrow Wilson got rid of the White House groundskeepers and kept a flock of 48 sheep on the lawn to chew the grass. The wool sheared from the sheep was sold at auction to raise money for the Red Cross.