According to one world traveller, men in China are not uncomfortable with holding a woman's purse.
About 2,200 people in the U.S. die from excess drinking each year.
Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch of the West/Miss Almira Gulch in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, wore the Almira Gulch dress when she played Morticia Addams' mother, Hester "Franny" Frump, in the Sixties Addams Family TV series.
Pluto's orbital path is out of alignment with the rest of the solar system – by about 17 degrees – and its motions are so irregular that astronomers can't say with certainty where it will be in 100 years.
The "rockets' red glare" in the "Star-Spangled Banner" refers to the fiery Congreve rockets used by the British against Fort McHenry.