~ The hummingbird's favorite color is red, which is why most hummingbird feeders are either red of have some red on them.
~ Merle Haggard was an inmate in the San Quentin audience at Johnny Cash's very first prison concert in 1958. He later said Cash's performance inspired him to pursue a singing career.
~ Nebraska is the only state to have had its Post Office abbreviation changed since 1963, when two-letter postal designations were introduced. In 1969, at the request of Canadian postal authorities, it was changed from NB to NE to avoid confusion with the province of New Brunswick.
~ You can see a full size replica of Christopher Columbus's flagship, the Santa Maria in Columbus, Ohio. It was built to commemorate the 500th anniversary in 1992 of Columbus's historic voyage.
~ In a portrait that hangs over the fireplace in the Playboy Mansion library, Hugh Hefner is dressed to resemble Henry VIII.