The capital of Brazil, Brasilia, was built in just under four years, from 1956 to 1960. Rio had been the capital for almost 200 years prior to that. Caterpillars liquefy in their cocoons before turning into butterflies. The most common birth day is Tuesday, while Saturday is the least common. 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. 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 cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 is around $233,610.