Here are some random facts for you . . .
1. There are more than 100,000 Americans who have full- or part-time jobs in the Christmas tree industry.
2. Guess created and sold the first pair of acid-washed jeans in 1981.
3. "Midnight Cowboy" is the only X-rated movie that ever won the Oscar for Best Picture.
4. Play-Doh was originally created in the 1930s as wallpaper cleaner.
5. Basketball in North Korea has different rules. Dunks are worth three points, shots in the final three minutes are worth eight points, three-pointers are worth four points if the ball doesn't touch the rim, and you lose a point for missing a free throw.
(Real Christmas Trees/CR Fashion Book/Mental Floss/Wikipedia/Slate)