1. 42% of of highly-mobile and regular home workers worldwide suffer from insomnia, as opposed to 29% of regular office workers, according to a UN study.
  2. The Kindlifresser, or "Child Eater", is one of oldest statues in Bern, Switzerland, and nobody is sure why it has a baby half stuffed into his mouth, and three more over its shoulder.
  3. Hydra are believed to be biologically immortal, meaning, they don't age.
  4. Lee Harvey Oswald wasn't arrested for killing JFK. He was actually arrested for fatally shooting a police officer 45 minutes after the death of Kennedy.
  5. According to a study, up to 50% of the world's natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly.
  6. Austria, Belgium, France, and Germany hold elections on weekends or have made election day a holiday. All surpass America in voter turnout.
  7. Similar to "fake news", the "Lügenpresse" accusation was used by the Nazis to discredit unsupportive media outlets.
  8. Down syndrome has been disappearing in Iceland since prenatal screening tests were introduced in the early 2000s. Almost 100% of women who had a positive test for Down syndrome decided to terminate their pregnancy.
  9. Robert E. Lee himself, after the Civil War, opposed monuments, specifically Confederate war monuments.
  10. Sperm count in Western men has dropped over 50% since 1973.
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