Still More Little-Known Facts

If you put your finger in your ear and scratch, it sounds just like Pac-Man.

Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.

Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr., and Barbara Walters were born in the same year, 1929.

The name Jessica was created by Shakespeare in the play Merchant of Venice.

Russia has a larger surface area than Pluto.

Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia.

Hippo milk is pink.

The toy Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

Woody from Toy Story has a full name too — it’s Woody Pride.

And while we’re at it, Mr. Clean’s full name is Veritably Clean.

Oh, and Cookie Monster’s real name is Sid.

Carrots were originally purple.

The heart of a blue whale is so big, a human can swim through the arteries.

Vending machines are twice as likely to kill you than a shark is.

Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire.