1. An average $1 bill have been found to have vaginal bacteria, microbes from mouths, DNA from pets and viruses.
  2. In 2012, a Florida man had his hand bitten off by an alligator and he was charged with illegally feeding the animal.
  3. Aerosmith's “I Don't Want to Miss a Thing” was originally written for Celine Dion.
  4. In 1993, Domino's Pizza stopped their "30 minutes or it's free" pledge after a major lawsuit that made it appear as if their drivers were reckless.
  5. In 1913, a bank was sent through USPS brick by brick, taking advantage of the cheap parcel post rates.
  6. A 2017 study found that the fax accounts for 75% of the country's medical communications.
  7. About half of all U.S. homes had electric power by 1925.
  8. Pope Francis, Nelson Mandela and Henry Kissinger are honorary members of the Harlem Globetrotters.
  9. We use the word "Cancer" as a medical diagnosis because Hippocrates thought the tumors looked like crabs.
  10. Pole dancing started in 1135 AD and was mostly done by men.
  11. North Korea accidentally hit one of its own cities during a failed missile test in 2017.
  12. At 93 years old, George H. W. Bush became the longest living President in U.S. history.
  13. A man once tattooed "Netflix" on his body and after tweeting a picture to the company he received a free year of service.
  14. 62% of people using dating apps are men, only 38% are women.
  15. Women have larger pupils than men.
  16. China gets a new billionaire every 5 days.
  17. In 2013, Disney tried to trademark the phrase “Día de Los Muertos,” a Mexican holiday.
  18. Emma Morano, the last person born in the 1800s, died in 2017 at the age of 117.
  19. Despite the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon won the election by a landslide, winning 49 of 50 states, the highest of any Republican nominee.
  20. In 2017, a 10-year-old boy in China spent 2 years collecting 160,000 plastic bottles, raising $2,700. He donated all this money to orphans of AIDS victims.
  21. The genome of wheat is five times larger than the human genome.
  22. The Czech general Jan Zizka ordered his skin to be turned into a war drum after his death. It was beaten at times of national emergency.
  23. More than 6,000 Swedish men have the first name "Love."
  24. The word ‘twelve' is worth 12 points in Scrabble.
  25. Modern homing pigeons find it more convenient to follow motorways and ring roads and turn left and right at junctions rather than using their in-built navigational abilities.
  26. The place where Hitler killed himself is now a children's playground.
  27. Phonophobia is the fear or aversion of loud sounds.
  28. Jackie Chan trains his stuntmen and pays their medical bills out of pocket.
  29. Cacao plants are slated to disappear by as early as 2050 thanks to warmer temperatures and dryer weather conditions.
  30. Director Guillermo del Toro owns a house called 'Bleak House' in which there's a room with a never-ending rainstorm projected onto all windows and audio to match. He often uses this room to write.
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