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By Mr. Smarty Pants, Fri., May 30, 2014

In 2012, close to 150 babies were named "Khaleesi"– after the character made popular in HBO's Game of Thrones – according to the Baby Name Wizard blog.

The Atlas moth is found in the tropical and subtropical forests of southeast Asia. Despite having a wingspan of over 10 inches, they are not steady fliers. In fact, the female does not stray far from her discarded chrysalis.

Mick Jagger recently became a great-grandfather.

Even though basketball has been the most popular U.S. youth team sport since at least the Eighties (when statistics were first compiled) the typical U.S. town has less than half the number of public basketball courts per capita as baseball diamonds (one court per 7,340 residents).

People have been getting tattoos for more than 5,000 years.

The above is information that Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, magazine, or newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got facts? Write to Mr. Smarty Pants. Why not visit mrsmartypants.com?

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