Thomas Jefferson invented the coat hanger.
James Gulliver Hancock, Illustrator
President Warren G. Harding once lost white house china in a poker game.
Ulysses Simpson Grant once got a $20.00 fine for speeding on his horse.
President Chester A. Arthur owned 80 pairs of pants, which he changed several times per day.
Raindrops can fall as fast as 20 miles per hour.
J. Viewz, Musician
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln grew a beard at the suggestion of an 11-year-old girl.
David Garibaldi, Artist
Jousting is the official sport of Maryland.
Charlie Chaplin failed to make the finals of a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
Rohitash Rao, Animator
In Switzerland, it is illegal to own only one guinea pig because they are prone to loneliness.
Alaska has more caribou than people.
Tuesday Bassen, Illustrator
Spiny lobsters migrate in groups of 50 or more, forming a conga line on the ocean floor.
Kongotec, Game Developer
The "high five" was introduced by a professional baseball player in 1977.
Kenny Mayne, Sports Journalist
Sailors once thought wearing gold earrings improved eyesight.
Design Love Fest, Blogger
The Statue of Liberty wears a size 879 sandal.
Caterpillars have over 2,000 muscles.
Andrew Zimmern, Food Writer/Chef
An ostrich's brain is smaller than its eye.
The 25th Annual Ostrich Festival
An alligator can go through 3,000 teeth in a lifetime.
Khoa Phan, Vine Animator
The giant panda can eat up to 83 lbs of bamboo a day.
Frank Kozik, Toy Maker
The only insect that can turn its head is a praying mantis.
Mengyu Chen, Animator
Theodore Roosevelt had a pet bear while in office.
Jason Raish, Illustrator
Dogs can make about 10 sounds, cats make about 100.
Reed + Rader, Film Maker
The number of times a cricket chirps in 15 seconds, plus 37, will give you the current air temperature.
There are more chickens than people in the world.
Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
Jimmy Zhang, Art Chef