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.) German chocolate cake isn't from Germany -- it's named after American chocolatier Samuel German, who developed the recipe. The most common time to be born is 8 a.m. on the dot. The least common is 3:09 a.m. The real Betty Boop was actually an African American woman named Esther Jones. Caterpillars liquefy in their cocoons before turning into butterflies. At movie theaters in Colombia, you can snack on fried ants instead of popcorn.