Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

How Are Stripes On The Toothpaste Made?

The toothpaste stripes are made through a compartment located just at the top of the nozzle exit and drilled with holes. When you press the tube of paste, the dye contained in this compartment is also pressed by the pulp and escapes through the holes, forming stripes.

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Traci Lord, Porn Star of the 1980s Reveals A Secret

Traci Lord (born Nora Louise Kuzma; May 7, 1968), the highest paid star of porn flicks in the 80s was apparently a minor during her heyday. Using a friend's ID to hide her real age, she became the most popular actress in the adult film industry.

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Big Payoff for TV Role

Starring on a TV series can be as profitable as starring on the big screen. Charlie Sheen holds the earning record for his role on the series "Two and a Half Men". He hit the jackpot, earning 1 250 000 dollars per episode. Not bad for a sitcom! Ashton Kutcher who replaced Sheen after his abrupt departure from the show pulls in a paltry 700 000 dollars per episode.

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Koalas Don't Drink Water Except During Heat Waves

The koala is an animal that does not drink water, except in times of great heat. It feeds exclusively on foliage of more than twenty species of eucalyptus. The leaves provide ample water for the animal to survive. Moreover, in the aboriginal language "Koala" means "does not drink".

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The Symbolism Of The 52 Card Deck

The number of cards in a deck is based on the Gregorian calendar. There are 4 colors for the four seasons of the year, 12 figures for the 12 months, 52 cards for 52 weeks and the sum of all points in a deck of cards plus the joker is 365 representing the number of days per year.

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Fire Rainbows Are a Misnomer

You have surely seen a classic rainbow. But have you ever heard of a fire rainbow? They are neither fire nor rainbows, but are labelled as such because of their brilliant pastel colors and flame- like appearance.

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What Is The Full Birth Name Of Pablo Picasso?

The full birth name of Picasso is Pablo Picasso's Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. You can now understand why he always signed his paintings using only ''Picasso''. He didn't sign checks with his whole name either.

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Why Pens Like Bic Have A Hole In The Cap?

Bic pens have a hole in the cap so that, if ingested by a child, a stream of air can still continue to pass, therefore avoiding asphyxiation.

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Boeing Everett Factory Holds World Record

Located in Everett, north of Seattle, the Boeing assembly site is the largest building in the world per volume with 472 million cubic feet, covering 4.3 million square feet. It is where wide-body Boeing 747s, 767s,777s and the new 787 Dreamliner are assembled.

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