1. The world suicide rate has risen by 60% in the last 45 years.
  2. A full Kindle weighs a billionth of a billionth of a gram more than a brand-new one.
  3. Human brains are 10% smaller than they were 20,000 years ago.
  4. The last English woman tried for witchcraft was convicted in 1944.
  5. Philip is Greek for "horse-lover."
  6. If a bald eagle loses a feather on one wing, it'll shed a corresponding feather on the other to stay balanced.
  7. Religion in the U.S. is worth US$1.2 trillion per year, more than America's 10 biggest tech companies.
  8. The least common PIN number is 8068.
  9. A ‘singlewoman' was medieval slang for a prostitute.
  10. When the Hindenburg exploded, over half of the 97 passengers survived.
  11. The chemical name for titin, the world's largest known protein, is 189,819 letters long.
  12. Disney was sued by a biologist for defaming the character of hyenas in The Lion King.
  13. After Charles Dickens' favorite cat died, he turned its paw into a letter opener.
  14. Horror writer Stephen King sleeps with his lights on.
  15. Breast-fed babies poop more than bottle-fed babies because breast milk is a laxative.
  16. The law that first made public school compulsory in America framed ignorance as a Satanic ill to be circumvented through the education of the country's young people.
  17. A Victorian era nutritionist nicknamed the "Great Masticator" argued that food should be chewed about 100 times per minute before being swallowed.
  18. A swarm of 20,000 bees once followed a car for two days because their queen was trapped inside the car.
  19. Archaeologists discovered a 2400-year-old mosaic skeleton that says "Be cheerful and live your life."
  20. The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum offers audio tours in Klingon, a fictional language from Star Trek.
  21. Google delisted 1.75 billion websites because of copyright takedown requests.
  22. Unlike other religions, the Dalai Lama urges spiritual seekers not to convert to Tibetan Buddhism, but to remain with their own religions.
  23. If the Ancient Persians decided something while drunk, they had a rule to reconsider it when sober. If they made a decision sober, they would reconsider it while drunk.
  24. Pablo Escobar's son says he offered himself as a consultant to Netflix in order to present facts as they actually happened on "Narcos", but the director declined his offer.
  25. In 2013, after more than 20 years of soda being America's number one beverage, water has taken over as Americans' favorite drink.
  26. When flights got diverted or grounded during 9/11, Canada housed, fed, and sheltered over 33,000 passengers.
  27. George Washington inoculated his troops against smallpox, reducing a 17% death rate from the disease down to 1%.
  28. During WW2, a Japanese officer killed himself rather than order his 2000 Taiwanese subordinates to conduct a kamikaze attack.
  29. As Vice President, Richard Nixon once carried Louis Armstrong's bags containing three pounds of Marijuana through United States Customs without ever knowing it.
  30. Disney has credited their coffee guy in 8 of their films, including Zootopia and Frozen.
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