#trivia The first president to earn a PhD was Woodrow Wilson.
#trivia Some of the first examples of graffiti come from 1st century Pompeii, where messages like “I don’t want to sell my husband” and “Successus was here” were written on walls.
#trivia Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born on the exact same day.
#trivia During WWII, La-Z-Boy manufactured seats for tanks, torpedo boats, gun turrets, and armored cars.
#trivia Only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "K." It's New York. Likewise, only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "G": Wyoming.
#trivia It is estimated that 1 out of every 55 Canadian women will give birth in their car on the way to the hospital.
#trivia Some cultures (especially those in sub-Saharan Africa) give their children names with meanings such as “ugly,” “disagreeable,” or “crippled,” to make them undesirable to demons.
#trivia In February of 2012, a 28-year-old man in Winder, Georgia, called 911 to report that he was invisible. According to police, he was not.
#trivia The Vatican Bank is the world’s only bank that allows ATM users to perform transactions in Latin.
#trivia When 7-Up was invented, it was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."
#trivia A substance called Ambergris, found in the ocean or on the coast and originating in the intestines of sperm whales, was a main ingredient for many popular perfumes (it has an earthy scent).
#trivia If you want a spot on the beach in Monaco, you'd better get there early. It has only 3.5 miles of coastline, less than any other non-landlocked country.
#trivia The indentation at the bottom of a wine bottle is called a punt.
#trivia Ohio State offers a course called "Sports for the Spectator." Students are taught how to be "an informed and appreciative sports spectator."
#trivia In 2009, Josh Muszynski used his Visa to buy cigarettes. Due to a Visa "glitch," he was charged over over 23 quadrillion dollars. To be exact: $23,148,855,308,184,500
#trivia Mr. Clean has a seldom-used first name: ”Veritably.” The name came from a “Give Mr. Clean a First Name” promotion in 1962
#trivia James Barrie, author of Peter Pan, never had kids, but he did have a special affection for the children of others. In 1929 he signed over the rights for Peter Pan to a London hospital that specialized in pediatric medicine.
#trivia In 1912, Kazimierz (Casimir) Funk discovered the first vitamin, Niacin (or vitamin B3)
#trivia Dr. Seuss's real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel.
#trivia The Haskell Free Library and Opera House straddles the Canadian and Vermont border. The actors perform in Canada while most of the audience sits in the United States. There is even a painted line running through the building.
#trivia The phrase "goody two shoes" comes from a fable written in 1766 by Oliver Goldsmith about a poor little girl who could only afford one shoe.
#trivia The purpose of gasoline rationing during the Second World War was not to conserve gas, but to conserve TIRES. The primary source for natural rubber at the time was Southeast Asia, much of which was under Japanese control.
#trivia The 3 Musketeers bar was originally split into three pieces with three different flavors: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. When the other flavors became harder to come by during WWII, 3 Musketeers went all chocolate.
#trivia Fifty years ago, the average man first married at 23, and the woman at 20. Today, those ages have increased to 27 and 25, respectively.
#trivia Albert Einstein never received a Nobel Prize for his theory of relativity.