About 39,000 gallons of water are used to produce the average car!
A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.
A Citreon 2CV with an oil leak once travelled 500 miles through Italy after its gearbox was filled with bananas!
An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.
More steel in the United States is used to make bottle caps than to manufacture automobile bodies.