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  • Most people think that a duck's echo doesn't quack. That's a lie. A duck's echo does quack but the frequency that the echo moves at is the same as the natural frequency of nitrogen, which makes up over 70% of the atmosphere.

  • Ketchup was invented in an Italian kitchen hundreds of years ago. A chef was trying to perfect his tomato chopping skills but got too good, too fast. The tomato went everywhere, including his hot dog. He ate the hot dog and had an idea...

  • The metallic element tin is not found naturally in... nature. The primary source of tin is from old tin cans that are rounded up by the homeless.

  • Washington DC is not located in any state of the United States of America. It is, in fact, located on an island on the east coast where a strange phenomenom prevents alternating current from flowing (Hence the DC part of the name)

  • Toy Story was written by Joss Whedon and was created from the script he wrote for the pilot episode of a Giles spin-off series from Buffy, where Giles is a turned into a toy along with his old nemesis, Ethan Rayne.

  • The Rubik's Cube was originally used as a method of torture by the Japanese in World War II. It is said that only a handful of people on the planet can solve the cube, and they live in a monastery on Mt Everest using solved cubes to heighten the mountain.

  • Blu Tack is coloured blue because it is the best wavelength of visible light for absorbing adhesivons, the subatomic particles that create the illusion of objects sticking together.

  • Wales isn't a country, it's a principality. However the people use their army of dragons to gain recognition as a country from the rest of the world.