Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Ninety percent of all volcanic activity occurs in the oceans.

Unlike what many people think, the Canary Islands didn't get their name from the birds who share their name, but from the dogs that lived on the islands.

Elizabeth MacRae, who portrayed Gomer Pyle's girlfriend Lou Ann Poovey, was also in Francis Ford Coppola's deadly serious 1974 film The Conversation.

Some scientists at North Carolina State University believe dinosaurs were such big creatures because the food they were snacking on was massive, too. The theory also says plants grew bigger and faster.

According to one source, the mind stays alive and is fully aware of all senses for 15 seconds after the brain is officially pronounced dead.

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