More Little-known Facts

  1. Carrots were originally purple.
  2. France was still executing people with a guillotine when the first Star Wars film came out.
  3. There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S.
  4. Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
  5. An octopus has three hearts.
  6. There’s enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America in 1 foot of water.
  7. There is a basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building known as the “highest court in the land.”
  8. If a piece of paper were folded 42 times, it would reach to the moon.
  9. You can spell the word “upside down” upside down by using other letters of the alphabet: umop apisdn.
  10. Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia.