German chocolate cake isn't from Germany -- it's named after American chocolatier Samuel German, who developed the recipe. The only full-length book that Eminem has ever read is LL Cool J's autobiography. Cold water and hot water sound different when they're being poured, because heat changes the viscosity of the water. Nearly one tenth of all men alive today in central Asia are descended from Mongolian Emperor Genghis Khan, who clearly got around. The Indian/Western Taipan is the world's deadliest snake. Its bite contains enough venom to take out 100 adult humans in less than a half hour. Pope Gregory IX was apparently a dog person, because he tried to exterminate all cats from Europe.