1. A snowstorm becomes a blizzard when the temp drops below 2o°F and wind speed hits 35 mph.
2. Life span: A butterfly lives for about 6 months.
3. First American to have plumbing installed in his home: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840.
4. The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
5. Some starfish have 8 eyes-one at the end of each leg.
6. In 1980, the yellow pages accidentally listed a Texas funeral home under Frozen Foods.
7. The first sound recording ever made was, "Mary Had a Little Lamb," by Tom Edison in 1877.
8. Genghis Khan's cavalry rode female horses. Why? So soldiers could drink there milk.
9. On an average day, 102 people visit the Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco, Texas.
10. In Cleveland, Ohio, it's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
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