~ Spain literally means "the land of rabbits."
~ The Academy Award statue is named after a librarian's uncle. One day Margaret Herrick, a librarian for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, made the remark that the statue looked like her uncle Oscar, and the name stuck.
~ Soccer legend Pele's real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
~ The bark of a redwood tree is fireproof. Fires that occur in a redwood forest take place inside the trees.
~ The hole in flyswatters are used to lower air resistance.