- Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, uses about 25% of the world’s hazelnut supply.
- Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on the same day he authorized the establishment of the Secret Service.
- In the early 1900s, a baseball team known as the “Death Row All Stars” was formed from inmates at the Wyoming State Penitentiary. Their executions were postponed as long as they kept winning.
- The French bulldog is now the top purebred dog in the United States, ending the Labrador retriever’s 31-year record.
- Rihanna was an army cadet in a sub-military program in Barbados before she became famous.
- It would take you roughly 30 years to count to 1 billion.
- Every California license plate since the late 1930s has been made in Folsom State Prison, where inmates produce approximately 15,000 to 20,000 license plates each day.
- Koalas have smooth brains.
Facts by Sean McVeigh, factologist.