~ Before succeeding as an actor, Brad Pitt supported himself by dressing as a giant chicken to promote El Pollo Loco fast-food restaurants.
~ Gateway computers are packaged in white boxes covered with irregular black spots. The design is intended to resemble the markings on Holstein cows - a tribute to the company's roots. It was founded on a cattle farm in Sioux City, Iowa.
~ The largest insect that ever lived was a prehistoric dragonfly known by the Latin name Meganeuropsis Permiana. It could have a wingspan of two and a half feet. It weighed over a pound and lived about 300 million years ago, during the Carboniferous period.
~ In U.S. history there has only been one time when two sitting senators ran against one another as major party candidates for president. It was the 2008 election between Obama and McCain.