Facts You Probably don’t Need

  • Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was “Moon.”


  • Song titles can’t be copyrighted. U.S. copyright law considers them to have an “insufficient amount of authorship or creativity.”


  • The Pink Panther cartoon show was created due to the success of the character in the opening credits of the Pink Panther films.


  •  The humming noise produced by electricity is a different tone in Europe than it is in the U.S. The American electrical hum is a B-flat whereas the European electrical hum is a G.


  • Due to efficient recycling, it is believed that 75% of all aluminum ever produced worldwide is still in use today.


  • The inventor of Vaseline ate a spoonful of it every day.


  • In Russia, beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage until 2013.


  • The site where Julius Caesar was assassinated by the Roman senate in 44 B.C. is now a no-kill sanctuary for cats.


            Facts by Sean McVeigh, factologist.

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