At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.
Twinkies originally had banana-flavored filling, but switched to vanilla when WWII brought the banana trade to a halt.
The launching mechanism of a carrier ship that assists planes in taking off could throw a pickup truck over a mile.
Near the event horizon of a black hole (the boundary in spacetime surrounding said black hole), "spaghettification" will occur, stretching matter into thin strips.
Robert Lincoln, son of President Lincoln, was saved from a nasty railroad accident by Edwin Booth. Edwin was the brother of Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
The Shawshank Redemption, The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II are currently ranked as the #1, #2 and #3 films of all-time by IMDb users. Think you can name the rest of their Top 10?