Twitter's bird logo is named Larry, for Larry Bird.
Libra is the only zodiac sign represented by an inanimate object.
Cotton candy only costs about six cents per serving to make, including the cardboard cone.
The office cubicle was invented by Robert Probst in 1968. His original design was called the Action Office System and provided “a social kind of privacy” for the worker.
The very first TV commercial was for Bulova watches in 1941, and it aired in the middle of a pro baseball game between the Dodgers and Phillies. The spot cost nine dollars.
Ashrita Furman's twelve-minute mile doesn't sound all that impressive, unless it's pointed out that he was riding a pogo stick at the time.
Tuesday Island, Wednesday Island, Thursday Island, and Friday Island all exist in the Torres Strait off the coast of Australia.