~ Lobsters, like grasshoppers, feel no pain. They have a decentralized nervous system with no cerebral cortex, which in humans is where a reaction to painful stimuli occurs.
~ Before 1859, baseball umpires sat in rocking chairs behind home plate.
~ About 200 babies are born worldwide every minute.
~ Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
~ Las Vegas has more chapels per capita than any other city.