A law in Memphis, Tennessee, states that it is illegal for a woman to drive a car unless a man walks in front of it to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians.
It takes 40 gallons of maple sap to make one gallon of the maple syrup you put on your pancakes.
The Tom Thumb locomotive and Jell-O were invented by the same person.
Ancient Egyptians often were buried with opium, boats and artificial limbs for use in the afterlife. And it wasn't unusual to have a model of the deceased's home included, as well -- just in case shelter was needed.
In its entire lifetime -- four to six weeks -- a single worker bee produces a sum total of about 1.5 teaspoons of honey.
North Carolina once outlawed cats and dogs fighting with each other.
Ireland's Porterhouse Brewing Company has what might seem to be an unlikely hit on its hands: the Oyster Stout. During the brewing process, raw oysters are shucked directly into the conditioning tank. This unlikely combination is popular, though, selling out quickly whenever it's available.
Those who study such things say that while shaving, a person removes about as much skin as hair.