The video game "E.T.", considered to be the worst video game ever made, was made by ONE man in SIX weeks, who never left his office in those six weeks. He even slept under his desk! No joke. Kind of raises the respect bar a bit, doesn't it?
A group of unicorns is called a blessing or a marvel. Dragons are often referred to as a Thunder. Crows are a murder. Cats are a clowder or glaring. Kittens are a kindle. Wild cats are a destruction. Flamingos are a stand. Apes are a shrewdness.
Ever wonder how they got Godzilla's roar in the original Godzilla? The sound department took a course, resin-coated glove and ran it up and down the strings of a double bass and then reverberated the sound. Unique!
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" was written by Kurt Cobain after hearing a friend say, "Ugh, it smells like teen spirit in here!" He thought she was being poetic about teen angst and wrote an entire rock song around it. Actually, she was talking about the body spray called "Teen Spirit." He wrote a song about deodorant!