Useless Information

Useless Information

All the information that you never needed to know.

  • Do The Hokey Pokey

    Larry LaPrise wrote "Do The Hokey Pokey" in the early 1940's. He recorded the song with his band "The Ram Trio" in 1948.

    Hokey Pokey Dance

  • Emperor Penguin

    Emperor Penguins have been recorded at depths over 518 meters / 1700 feet and can hold their breath up to twenty minutes.

    Emperor Penguins

  • Dennis Hopper

    Dennis Hopper's first feature film was "Rebel Without a Cause". He played Goon, one of Buzz' gang members.

    Dennis Hopper

  • Tallest Basketball Player

    Suleiman Ali Nashnush played basketball for Libya. He was 8 feet 0.5 inches tall.

    Suleiman Ali Nashnush

  • Largest Clock

    The Abraj Al Bait Towers clock in Mecca, Saudi Arabia is the world's largest clock. It is 43 meters / 141 feet in diameter.

    Largest Clock

  • Largest Butterfly

    The Queen Alexandra's Birdwing is the largest butterfly in the world. Females have wingspans up to 25 centimeters / 9.8 inches. They are only found in the forests of the Oro Province in eastern Papua New Guinea.

    Queen Alexandra's Birdwing

  • Bachelor President

    James Buchanan was the only President of the United States to remain a bachelor his entire life. He served from 1857 to 1861.

    James Buchanan

  • James Earl Jones

    James Earl Jones' first feature film was the 1964 "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb". He played Lieutenant Lothar Zogg, the bombardier on the B-52 commanded by Slim Pickens' Major T. J. "King" Kong.

    James Earl Jones