1. Over 50,000 adults in America are missing.
  2. People from Canada can order a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and have it shipped to them for free.
  3. If you announce your goals to others, you are less likely to make them happen because you lose motivation, studies confirmed.
  4. A 2011 poll of nearly 1,000 biomedical scientists conducted by the science journal Nature found that more than 90% agreed that the use of animals in research is essential.
  5. Some oysters, such as Eastern, change their genders based on environmental, nutritional, and physiological stresses, and sometimes annually.
  6. If you weigh 150 lb (68 kg) on the Earth, you would weigh only 25 lb (11 kg) on the Moon.
  7. Underweight models are banned in Israel to fight against anorexia.
  8. Julius Caesar, Mark Antony and Octavian, all made pilgrimages to Alexander the Great's tomb in Alexandria.
  9. In Nevada, it is illegal to kiss with a mustache.
  10. In Japan, Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald due to a lack of a clear "r" sound in Japanese.
  11. The California Gold Rush was the largest mass migration in U.S. history. There were more than 300,000 new arrivals in just a few years.
  12. It snows metal
  13. on planet Venus.
  14. Suring the Panic of 1893, JP Morgan used $60 million in bonds to bail out the United States government.
  15. Left-handed people are affected by post-traumatic stress far more than those who are right-handed, a research revealed.
  16. Nostradamus tried to study medicine twice and was expelled from both Universities.
  17. The average age
  18. in the UK
  19. for a first kiss
  20. is 15.
  21. A panda fur is worth between US$60,000 and US$100,000 on the illegal trade market.
  22. "Rap God" by Eminem packs 1,560 words into a 6 min 4 sec song. That's over 4 words per second. It holds the world record for most words in a hit single.
  23. was
  24. a
  25. ginger.
  26. A man named Robert Lane named his two sons "Winner" and "Loser."
  27. Winner grew up to be a criminal, and Loser became a detective.
  28. In 1999, hackers revealed a security flaw in Hotmail allowing to log into any Hotmail account using the password "eh".
  29. In China, human trafficking is punished with the death penalty.
  30. Inventor Franz Reichelt died by jumping from the Eiffel Tower while testing a parachute of his own design.
  31. In 2015, a German man celebrated his birthday for 46 hours, the longest birthday ever, by travelling across time zones.
  32. The average person walks 75,000 miles (120,000 KM) in a lifetime or five times round the world.
  33. The Queen Mary of Scotland became queen when she was only six days old.
  34. Led Zeppelin got their name from a fellow musician, who said their band would go down like a "lead balloon."
  35. Camels have three eyelids.
  36. Peter Hillary, Sir Edmund Hillary's
    son, climbed Mount Everest in 1990
  37. making the pair the first
    father and son to do so.
  38. Since the 12th century, Judaism believes that if the truths derived from science or philosophy contradict religious beliefs, the religious beliefs are incorrect.
  39. The giant palm salamander can stick its tongue out 50 times faster than you can blink.
  40. Yahoo! was initially called "Jerry's guide to the world wide web".
  41. The world record in cycling backwards playing a violin is 60.45 kilometres in 5 hours 8 seconds.
  42. in Turkmenistan, car drivers are entitled to 120 Liters (31 gal.) of free petrol a month.
  43. In 1610, Mars was viewed by Galileo Galilei, the first one to see it via telescope.
  44. There's a nail polish that detects date rape drugs by dipping a finger into the drink.
  45. The hand print of Nelson Mandela resembles the African continent.
  46. To your brain, one sleepless night is the cognitive equivalent of being legally drunk.
  47. Every human being starts out as an asshole: it's the first part of the body to form in the womb.
  48. Mozart kept a diary of every incident when he heard someone fart.
  49. The average American spends
    9 years watching TV.
  50. Almost half of adults in the U.S. have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes, a study found.
  51. Nelson Mandela's father was a polygamist, having four wives, four sons and nine daughters. Nelson's mother was the third wife.
  52. Malaysia and Singapore are the only two countries on earth that are allowed Visa-free travel to North Korea.
  53. The richest man in Asia, Sir Ka-shing Li, dropped out of school at the age of 15.
  54. Lynda Carter only had $25 in her bank account when she was cast as Wonder Woman in the 1970s series.
  55. There's a beer brewed from bananas in Africa.
  56. The first Harry Potter volume was translated into Ancient Greek, making it the longest published work in Ancient Greek since the 3rd century AD.
  57. A boulevard is a big, wide street with trees on both sides. A lane is a narrow, often rural road. A drive is long, winding, and scenic.
  58. Florida is the 3rd most populous state in the U.S.
  59. The term "astronaut" comes from greek words that mean "star" and "sailor."
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