Did You Know...
Ripley's Believe It or Not and Guinness World Records have the same owner. It's a Canadian company called the Jim Pattison Group.
The Russian language doesn't have a word for "fun."
The first-ever photocopier, the Xerox 914, caught fire so frequently that a “scorch eliminator”, a small fire extinguisher, was provided with the copier.
Frances Cleveland was the youngest First Lady ever at just 21 years old. She was also the first to marry and give birth in the White House.
Tom Petty had a severe cold during the recording of "I Won't Back Down". George Harrison, whose vocals are featured on the recording, bought a ginger root, boiled it, and had Petty put his head in the pot to clear his sinuses. The final version was recorded moments after.
Plants can run a fever if they are sick, similar to humans.
The Hells Angels know their name is missing an apostrophe; they don't care
Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA, was very frugal. He would often take the salt and pepper packets at restaurants, reuse teabags, and drove a Volvo from 1993. He was worth $58.7 billion when he died.
The IRS employees tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war
In 1974, producer Quincy Jones suffered a life-threatening brain aneurysm. Since his family and friends believed Jones' life was coming to an end, they started to plan a memorial service for him. He attended his own service with his neurologist by his side, in case the excitement overwhelmed him. Some of the entertainers at his service were Richard Pryor, Marvin Gaye, Sarah Vaughan, and Sidney Poitier.