4/24/18 – After Lizzie McGuire, Adam Lamberg left acting to study Geography at the University of California.
2/13/18 – Leo Tolstoy’s wife, Sofia, copied War and Peace at least eight times by hand as he wrote it. Some of the episodes were rewritten up to 26 times.
11/20/17 – The longest word in the English has 189,819 letters and takes 3.5 hours to pronounce. Click here to see the word.
9/25/17 – In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets when Tom Felton said, “I didn’t know you could read” he was improvising because he forgot his lines.
3/9/18 – Most toilets flush in Eb.
2/6/18 – There are more possible iterations of the game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.
11/13/17 – Netflix was founded in 1997, one year before Google.
9/18/17 – Billy goats urinate on their own heads to attract females.
Answer – Crazy Horse
Thursday – On September 5 in 1877, this Sioux chief was killed by a U.S. soldier.
Wednesday – There is a monument being carved of this man out of a mountain in South Dakota.
Tuesday – This Native American defeated General Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Monday – This Native American is known for his resistance to the westward expansion of the white man.
3/27/18 – Birds need gravity to swallow.
1/29/18 – Part of a bullwhip can break the sound barrier.
11/6/17 – The USMC was founded on 11/10/1775 at Tun Tavern.
9/12/17 – only about 2% of the human population has green eyes.
5/23/17 – Rabbits purr when they are content.
3/28/17 – The ostrich is the only two-toed bird. All other birds have three or four toes.
1/23/17 – Figs are mentioned in the Bible more than any other fruit.
10/31/16 – Halloween came from a Celtic Holiday called “Samhain” (pronounced sow-in).
5/22/17 – Jenna Ortega is the voice of Alayna of Avalor’s little sister.
3/20/17 – The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany.
1/9/17 – Camel’s bushy eyebrows and two rows of eyelashes protect their eyes in the dessert.
10/24/16 – Clara Barton and a circle of her acquaintances founded the American Red Cross in Washington, DC on May 21, 1881.
5/16/17 – The record for the longest time a paper airplane flew is 27.6 seconds.
3/14/17 – A lion rests about 20 hours a day.
12/13/16 – Donner and Blitzen weren’t the original names of two of Santa’s reindeer. (They were Dunder which is Dutch for thunder and Blixem which is Dutch for lightning.)
10/17/16 – Blue stars are hotter than red stars.
5/10/17 – Damian Wayne (Robin) is the biological son of Ra’s al Ghul.
3/6/17 – Walt Disney originally wanted to build his second park in St. Louis, but they would only let him build there if he served alcohol, so he changed to Florida.
12/7/16 – Each year there are approximately 20,000 “rent-a-Santas” across the United States.
10/11/16 – Mario was first seen in the video game Donkey Kong, but he was called “Jumpman.” He was also a carpenter then, not a plumber.
5/1/17 – A tiger’s legs are so powerful that they can remain standing even when dead.
2/27/17 – Sloths are three times faster in water than on land and can hold their breath for up to 40 minutes.
11/28/16 – A housefly hums in the key of F.
10/3/16 – Some male songbirds sing more than 2000 times each day.
4/24/17 – The skull on the headboard in Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean is a real skull.
2/13/17 – One day somebody snuck a weapon into Disneyland and shot the glass in The Haunted Mansion ballroom. Instead of replacing the glass, Disney put a spider over the hole and painted a web to cover it up.
11/21/16 – Staff can play basketball in the Matterhorn at Disneyland.
9/26/16 – P.L. Travers, the writer of Mary Poppins, did not like any of the songs for the movie Mary Poppins except “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.” If they did not have that song she would have probably backed out of the movie deal.