Caterpillars liquefy in their cocoons before turning into butterflies. The Greek philosopher Diogenes the Cynic was the original Oscar the Grouch: he chose to be homeless and slept in a large ceramic jar near the marketplace. Chuck E. Cheese's full name is Charles Entertainment Cheese. The town of Salem, New Jersey once sued tomatoes - like, the concept of tomatoes - because they were supposedly poisonous. The trial ended with a guy eating a whole basket of tomatoes. The dog with the loudest recorded bark is a German Shepherd named Charlie whose bark registered at 113.1 decibels. That's almost loud enough to cause hearing damage. Astronauts report that space has sort of a "hot metal" smell, similar to seared steak.