1. All new FBI agents are required to visit the Holocaust Memorial Museum.
  2. Max Planck's physics professor advised him against going into physics, saying, "in this field, almost everything is already discovered." He went on to become the initial founder of quantum theory.
  3. If you bought $100 worth of Bitcoin in 2010, you'd have $75 million by May, 2017.
  4. In 2016, the World Health Organization spent more on travel than to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
  5. The U.S. private prison industry makes money by contracting cheap labor to private companies such as Starbucks, Boeing, Victoria's Secret, McDonalds and even the U.S. military.
  6. McDonald's was suppose to revamp the Golden Arches in 1960 but a psychologist argued to keep them in the form of the "M" because it resembled breasts.
  7. The Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy was the largest in history, and also the most lucrative one for lawyers and consultants, who made US$1.6 billion.
  8. It's estimated that more than half of all people claiming a new Ph.D. in the U.S. have a fake one.
  9. Libya's flag from 1977 to 2011 was the only national flag in the world with just one color and no design, insignia, or other details: green.
  10. A bidet is considered a key green technology and uses significantly less water, electricity, and wood than a single roll of toilet paper.
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