Useless Information

Useless Information

All the information that you never needed, but sorta wanted to know.

  • 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

  • Largest Frog

    The Goliath frog is the largest living frog. It can grow to 32 centimeters / 12.6 inches in length and weigh up to 3.25 kilograms / 7.17 pounds.

    Goliath Frog

  • Rabbit Out Of Hat

    The first magician to pull a rabbit out of a hat was Louis Comte in 1814.

    Rabbit Out Of Hat

  • Propeller Beanie

    The original propeller beanie was invented in 1947 by science fiction author Ray Faraday Nelson. His 1963 short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning" was used by John Carpenter for his 1988 film "They Live".

    Propeller Beanie

  • Twinkies

    Twinkies were invented in Schiller Park, Illinois on April 6, 1930, by James Alexander Dewar. They were initially filled with banana cream but when bananas were rationed during World War II, they switched to vanilla cream.

    Twinkies