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.
4/10/17 – Deadpool 27 was the world record of most comic book characters on a cover. The previous record was 224, and this book had 232.
2/6/17 – The largest comic book collection is in the Library of Congress. They currently hold over 100,000 individual issues.
11/14/16 – The Illinois results for the vote for president were 55.4% for Hillary Clinton, 39.4% for Donald Trump, 3.8% for Gary Johnson, and 1.4% for Jill Stein. The Jersey County results were Donald Trump 71%, Hillary Clinton 25%, Gary Johnson 4%, and Jill Stein 1%.
9/19/16 – May 29th is put your pillow in a fridge day.
4/3/17 – A baby rabbit is actually called a kit which is short for kitten.
1/30/17 – The hole in the top of a pen cap is there so that if someone were to swallow it, it won’t completely cut off their air supply.
11/7/16 – About one-fourth of the entire global prison population is in the United States.
9/12/16 – The state dance for Illinois, and 27 other states, is square dancing.