Random Fact Sheet #346 – Unraveling the Uncommon: 30 Lesser-Known Facts That Will Leave You Intrigued 2

26Sea Walnut's Disappearing Butt

Sea Walnut's Disappearing Butt

The warty comb jellyfish also known as the sea walnut is the only creature with a disappearing butt. Its anus is not visible until it is pooping.

27. The original Pennsylvania Station (1910-1963) in New York enabled direct rail access to New York City from the south for the first time. It was considered a masterpiece of the Beaux-Arts style and one of the great architectural works of NYC. Its loss galvanized the historic preservation movement.

28. Harvey Comics, the creators of Casper, sued Columbia Pictures, alleging their Ghostbusters logo was too similar to Fatso from the Ghostly Trio. Harvey sought $50m and the destruction of all copies of the film.

29. There is a town in Northern Canada called "Ragged Ass Road" named after prospectors who would come home from the goldfields "ragged ass broke."

30. Opa-Locka is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, that has the largest collection of Moorish Revival architecture in the Western Hemisphere, and street names such as Sharazad Boulevard, Sinbad Avenue, and Sultan Avenue.