1. A grain of sand officially measures between 0.06 and 2 millimetres across.
  2. Butterflies use their tongues like drinking straws.
  3. The world's largest Spanish-speaking country is Mexico, followed by the U.S.
  4. California accounted for nearly half of the U.S. solar electricity generating capacity in 2015.
  5. There is a note in the end credits of "Frozen" stating that Disney does not support the consumption of boogers.
  6. Human DNA begins to degenerate at 55 years old.
  7. Norwegian scientists are aiming to collect milk teeth from 100,000 children in the hopes of detecting links between prenatal and childhood chemical exposure and diseases later in life.
  8. The Mayans drilled holes in their teeth to fit semi-precious stones in.
  9. Terry Davis, a schizophrenic programmer, spent 10 years of his life programming an operating system to "talk to God."
  10. Hitler's home phone number and address was listed in Who's Who book until 1945. It was Wilhelmstraße 77, Berlin.
  11. In 2009, Billy Joel's daughter tried to commit suicide by taking a bunch of homeopathic pills. She survived.
  12. The last survivor removed from the WTC collapse debris in 9/11 was found in the ruins of the North Tower 27 hours after its collapse.
  13. Steve Wozniak put a fake bomb in a locker during high school and spent the night in a juvenile detention center where he taught prisoners how to disconnect the ceiling fan wires and connect them to bars so it would shock people on touch.
  14. In 2015, two con men sold a fake Goya painting for €1.5 million, only to find out that all the money was counterfeit.
  15. Sending parents text messages about their children's schoolwork can lead to improved academic performance, a study found.
  16. Looney Tunes was created to promote Warner Brother's music catalog in the 1930s. That's why it's "Tunes" and not "Toons."
  17. 70% of millionaires surveyed do not consider themselves "wealthy."
  18. Queen Elizabeth II has 4 drinks a day: a gin before lunch, a wine during lunch, a dry martini with dinner, and a glass of champagne following dinner
  19. TV show Seinfeld wasn't actually a "show about nothing," it was a show about how comedians get their material.
  20. Barns are painted red because red paint is cheap. The paint is cheap because iron is plentiful. Iron is plentiful because it is the final element formed out of a star's death.
  21. The co-owner of Macy's died on the Titanic. He refused to get in a lifeboat before women and children, and his wife refused to leave without him. They were last seen standing on the deck, arm in arm.
  22. Jews are often associated as scheming merchants who love money because in the Middle Ages Christians were forbidden to lend out money with interest, while Jews were not.
  23. In 2009, Canada passed the "Apology Act", establishing that apologizing to someone after an incident cannot be used in court against the person who apologized to establish their guilt or liability.
  24. Instead of donating money, Toyota helped the NY Food Bank by increasing efficiency, cutting line wait times from 90 to 18 minutes.
  25. In 2008, a British 19-year-old officially changed his name to
    "Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk And The Flash Combined."
  26. People recall more memories from young adulthood, compared to other periods of their life, a phenomenon called "reminiscence bump."
  27. 46 people in the United States have a last name that's 16 characters or longer, with Aghubgharehptiannej being one of the most common.
  28. After the battle of Waterloo, the Marquis of Anglesey had his leg amputated. It was buried with full military honours in a nearby garden.
  29. Australia's National Soccer team is called "The Socceroos."
  30. The "Groom of the Stool" was the most intimate of an English monarch's courtiers, responsible for assisting the king in excretion and ablution.
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