More Little-known Facts

  1. The name Jessica was created by Shakespeare in the play Merchant of Venice.
  2. The YKK on your zipper stands for “Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikigaisha.”
  3. If you put your finger in your ear and scratch, it sounds just like Pac-Man.
  4. Every year, hundreds of new trees grow because of squirrels forgetting where they buried their nuts.
  5. It rains diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter.
  6. There are more atoms in a glass of water than there are glasses of water in all the oceans on Earth.
  7. Every two minutes, we take more pictures than all of humanity did in the 19th century.
  8. Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.
  9. A straw has only one hole in it.
  10. Alaska is simultaneously the most northern, the most western, and the most eastern state in the U.S.