1. It takes nearly 20 years for a four-year degree to become profitable.
  2. The life span of tigers in the wild is thought to be about 10 years. Tigers in zoos live twice as long.
  3. A 62% majority of Americans believe that JFK was killed in a conspiracy and that there was an official cover up.
  4. As a teenager, Steve Jobs traveled to India to seek enlightenment and returned as a Buddhist.
  5. Karl Marx thought of immigrating to Texas, going so far as to apply to the mayor of Trier, his birthplace, for an immigration permit.
  6. In 2007, the CIA released documents that revealed the agency's collaboration with the italian mafia in a failed 1960 attempt to assassinate Fidel Castro.
  7. Humans are born with only two innate fears: the fear of falling and the fear of loud sounds. Every other fear is learned.
  8. Sean Connery was once pulled over and fined by a British police officer for speeding. The officer's name was Sergeant James Bond.
  9. The average keyboard contains 3,295 microbes per square inch.
  10. A manatee's nipples are in its armpits.
  11. In 2014, a deceased two-headed dolphin was discovered washing up on shore in the waters off Turkey's west coast.
  12. Some baby turtles talk to each other while they are still in their eggs so that they all hatch together.
  13. You can swim through syrup just as fast as you can swim through water, even though is many times thicker.
  14. Alexander Graham Bell invented several flying machines, but his attempts at flying flopped.
  15. Abraham Lincoln
    was the
    first Republican
    elected to the U.S. Presidency.
  16. Dolphins and whales squeal
    to express delight.
  17. Past Olympics have included solo synchronised swimming, pigeon shooting, tug of war, dueling with pistols, and motorboating.
  18. There are more than four times as many PR people in America as there are journalists.
  19. By the Middle Ages, black pepper had become a luxury item, so expensive that it was used to pay rent and taxes.
  20. The world's oldest known sewing needle was made 50,000 years ago by our long extinct Denisovan ancestors.
  21. Some insects
    can see ultraviolet light.
  22. In August 2016, a dog was elected mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota, for its third term in a row.
  23. The 1980 Olympic Village is now a prison.
  24. Those who wear nothing in bed are more content in their relationships than those who cover up, according to a poll.
  25. London has more Indian restaurants than Mumbai or Delhi.
  26. Continents split up at the same speed finger nails grow.
  27. You can tweak your metabolic health by turning down the bedroom thermostat a few degrees.
  28. Female Greenland sharks reach sexual maturity at age 150.
  29. 30% of American adults do not consume any alcohol ever.
  30. Due to a lack of family and friends in attendance at his funeral, the pallbearers of Lee Harvey Oswald's casket were reporters.
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