1. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was born on and died on days when Halleyâ€™s Comet can be seen. During his life he predicted that he would die when it could be seen.
2. US Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen.
3. The â€œ57â€³ on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of pickle types the company once had.
4. Americans are responsible for about 1/5 of the worldâ€™s garbage annually. On average, thatâ€™s 3 pounds a day per person.
5. Giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camels.
Interesting list, but as some of the comments at the bottom of the page point out some of these things aren’t correct. So, read, enjoy, but obviously don’t take it too seriously.