~ There is no monetary reward for winning yacht in an America's Cup race. Despite the mega-millions spent to compete, the only prize is the trophy, the oldest trophy in international sports competition.
~ The King Cobra is the only snake known to build a nest for its eggs. (We should have remembered this from Riki Tiki Tavi).
~ Oregon is the only state flag with different designs on its front and back.
~ Van Gogh's 1889 painting, Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear is misleading. The painting shows his right ear bandaged, but it was his left earlobe that he cut. Experts believe the self-portrait is a mirror image.
~ The two terms combined to create the name TiVo for the digital recorder were TV and i/o. I/o is the engineering acronym that stands for input/output.