1. There are five debt-free countries in the world: Macau, the British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Liechtenstein and Pala.
  2. In 2013, white was the world's most popular car color.
  3. Pink Floyd, the iconic rock band, was originally called Screaming Abdabs.
  4. Elizabeth Taylor arrived late for her own funeral. The film star left instructions requesting that her coffin should arrive 15 minutes late.
  5. Humans have caused 322 animal extinctions over the past 500 years.
  6. Smoking a cigarette causes damage in minutes, not years.
  7. A crime lab chemist in Massachusetts admitted to tampering with evidence and forging tests in 2017, resulting in more than 20,000 drug-related convictions dropped.
  8. Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoléon, the great-great-great-great-nephew of Napoleon, is the Head of the Imperial House of France. He works as a investment banker in NYC.
  9. Hunter-gatherers have far more leisure time than farmers do, and more still than modern people in the industrialized world.
  10. When David Bowie died his ashes were scattered in Bali in accordance with Buddhist ritual.
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