Did you know Louisiana boasts pirates as a large part of its history? Did you know that if Texas seceded from the country, it would be the 40th largest country in the world?

Mental Floss' latest epic video delivers state facts we never knew.

Other highlights include that the movie 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' was inspired by Harry Longabaugh, who went to Sundance Jail in Wyoming. This means we can thank them for the Sundance Film Festival, which doesn't actually take place in Wyoming, but in Utah.

And did you know New Jersey is home to the world's largest spoon collection? Hey, you have to be known for something, right? Enjoy!