When animals sleep through a cold period it's called hibernation, but when animals sleep through a hot period it's called estivation. Contrary to popular belief, one in four cowboys were actually black. 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 real Betty Boop was actually an African American woman named Esther Jones. The German word "backpfeifengesicht" means "a face that needs to be slapped." Chuck E. Cheese's full name is Charles Entertainment Cheese.