1. One third of murders in the U.S. go unsolved.
  2. The saliva of a chameleon is 400 times more sticky than human saliva.
  3. A 110-year-old's odds of seeing a 111th birthday is about 50-50.
  4. It takes about 37 gallons (140 liters) of water to grow the coffee beans and process them to make one cup of coffee.
  5. 73% of college students report sleep problems, a study found.
  6. Pope Francis gained 1 million followers on Instagram after just 12 hours of starting his account, a world record.
  7. The first ever 3D movie was "The Power Of Love," a silent film released in 1922.
  8. Kobe Bryant has the most missed shots in NBA history: 14,481.
  9. There's a high school scholarship just for redheads.
  10. Duck rape is fairly common.
  11. Nearly Half Of U.S. College Students Drop Out Before Receiving A Degree
  12. If you find a lost driver's license in the U.S., you can just drop it in a mailbox. The Postal Service will take it back to the right person.
  13. Beyonce can run a mile while singing, which helps her to perform on stage without becoming exhausted.
  14. Sony sold 385 million Walkman units between 1979 and 2009.
  15. It's impossible
    to burp
    in space.
  16. The brains of some small spiders overflow into their legs.
  17. Less than 10% of Manhattan buildings with 13 or more stories actually label a floor with the number 13.
  18. There's a museum of broken relationships in Croatia.
  19. Apollo 14 astronaut Al Shepard played golf on the moon in 1971.
  20. The longest spacewalk ever lasted almost 9 hours.
  21. Pointing a laser at an airplane in the U.S. can get you up to 20 years in prison.
  22. Samoa is 24 hours ahead of American Samoa, even though they are just 70 km (43 mi) apart.
  23. When Dr. James Barry —a renowned British Army surgeon— died in 1865, they discovered it was actually a woman disguised as a man.
  24. Urine does not treat jellyfish stings. It can actually make them worse.
  25. Life-sized dolls outnumber people in the village of Nagoro, Japan.
  26. The tallest tree and the largest tree in the world are both in California.
  27. 20% of Ugandans believe in witchcraft.
  28. It's illegal to fall asleep under a hair dryer in Florida, even if you're the salon owner.
  29. Ancient Romans were a very bath-loving people. They typically frequented public baths once a day.
  30. Isaac Newton was born prematurely on Christmas morning. He was given little chance of survival.
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