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. The most common time to be born is 8 a.m. on the dot. The least common is 3:09 a.m. The book Green Eggs and Ham was written by Dr. Seuss as part of a bet with a publisher that he couldn't write a book only 50 words. (Seuss won.) Nadya Suleman, aka Octomom, had the most kids in one birth to survive. Her octuplets, six boys and two girls, were born in 2009. St. Elmo's fire, the phenomenon in which a pointed object has a violet or blue glow thanks to electricity in the air, is actually a form of plasma. The middle finger nail grows the fastest.