1. The highest ranking archangel in Judaism is called Metatron.
  2. Mr. Burns speaks the most words among supporting cast members of The Simpsons.
  3. Research has shown that all sorts of animals, from insects to monkeys, have a sense of personal space.
  4. "DOH" is the abbreviation for Doha International Airport in Qatar.
  5. 1 in 4 women between 16 and 24 have harmed themselves, a survey in England suggests.
  6. "Kodokushi", meaning "lonely death", is a common Japanese phenomenon of people dying alone and remaining undiscovered for a long period of time.
  7. A species of hermaphroditic worm has a strange way to deal with loneliness: It injects sperm into its head to reproduce.
  8. In 2008, UK police granted a weapons licence to a 7-year-old child.
  9. Hitler killed his dog with a cyanide capsule. He also shot the five puppies and buried them with their mother.
  10. Octopus skin can change color 177 times an hour.
  11. Cornflakes have more genes than people do.
  12. Tigers can eat up to 60 pounds (27 kilograms) of meat in one night.
  13. Hurricane Matthew unearthed at least a dozen Civil War cannonballs on Folly Island, South Carolina.
  14. Global debt amounts to US$152 trillion or 225% of global GDP.
  15. It's estimated that a third of the world's population is infected with tuberculosis bacteria, but most never have any symptoms.
  16. Dr. Seuss cheated on his wife while she had cancer. After finding out about the affair, she killed herself and Dr. Seuss married his mistress.
  17. Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, your nerve endings begin to regrow and your senses of smell and taste begin to return to normal.
  18. In order to legally give someone a tattoo in South Korea, one must obtain a doctor's license.
  19. The first time the Japanese people heard their Emperor's voice was when he announced Japan's surrender on the radio during WW2.
  20. A 2014 study found that when commuters on trains and buses talked to strangers, their conversations made them happier.
  21. Artist Frida Kahlo pulled up to her first solo exhibition in an ambulance. She went against doctor's orders and cut her hospital stay short.
  22. 5,000 years ago, watermelons were pale-green, and bitter. As watermelons were bred to become sweeter, their flesh slowly changed to red.
  23. From 1907 to 1922, women who were U.S. citizens lost their citizenship if they married foreigners.
  24. George Orwell's French teacher was Aldous Huxley.
  25. Mozart once proposed to Marie Antoinette.
  26. A study showed that only 2.6% of Ants in a colony are always active. Over 25% are observed to never be working, and 71.9% are inactive half of the time.
  27. At least 22 million gallons of water is trapped in plastic bottles and thrown into landfills every year in the U.S. alone.
  28. A third of humanity, including 60% of Europeans and 80% of North Americans, live in such light polluted areas that the Milky Way is not visible at night.
  29. Steven Spielberg waited 10 years after being given the story Schindler's List to make the film, as he didn't feel mature enough at the time.
  30. Domino's sold as many pizzas during OJ Simpson's car chase as it did on Superbowl Sunday.
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