WATCH: 50 fascinating facts about the 50 states
More from Mental Floss...
33 fascinating stories behind famous songs
The strange origins of 32 superstitions
38 sweet facts about candy
How Hillary dangerously misjudged 2016
An unconventional disaster for Donald Trump
How to use writing to overcome anxiety, tragedy, or heartache
Egypt's coup: Proof that political Islam just doesn't work?