1. When Michael Jackson was 21, he wrote a personal note promising to re-invent himself as the greatest entertainer of all time.
  2. A small town in Minnesota decided to secede from the U.S. in the 70s and declared war because "it is much easier to get assistance as a foreign country, which we need badly."
  3. In 2011, a German graffiti artist painted a 250 square meter bridge to make it look like it was made out of Lego.
  4. A camel can drink 53 gallons (200 liters) of water in 3 minutes.
  5. People who frequently take naps tend to die younger than those who don't, a study found.
  6. Denmark's current flag design was first used in 1219. No other modern country has used its flag for so long.
  7. In 2014, an American exchange student in Germany had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a vagina sculpture.
  8. Stalin's first son shot himself because of his father's harshness toward him, but survived. Stalin said, "He can't even shoot straight."
  9. Adultery was Illegal in 18 U.S. States up until 2013.
  10. 47% of millennials said in a survey they sometimes use their Smartphones to avoid people around them.
  11. There's a Starbucks coffee cup in every scene of Fight Club.
  12. Jeff Daniels made just US$50,000 in the original "Dumb and Dumber" while Jim Carrey was paid US$7 million.
  13. The Simpsons made the word "meh" popular.
  14. It's illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church in Alabama.
  15. Lawrence of Arabia's death is largely responsible for the introduction of motorcycle helmets.
  16. The Dead Sea Scrolls were sold by the discoverer for a sum that, adjusted for inflation, is about US$37.
  17. Physical exercise 4 hours after learning improves long-term memory, a study found.
  18. Being annoying was against the law in Grand Rapids, Michigan, until 2014.
  19. In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
  20. 35,000 South Koreans were jailed for marital infidelity from 1985 to 2015. It was illegal.
  21. Some Lizards can self-amputate their tails. On the ground, they wiggle and move to distract predators.
  22. Ferrari stopped selling cars with manual transmissions in 2011.
  23. British coins come together to make a shield.
  24. God is never mentioned in the Bible's Book of Esther.
  25. 98% of Students say they get bored at school, a U.S. survey found.
  26. The BBC holds regular rehearsals for the Queen's death to make sure staff get it right when the real announcement is made.
  27. People who procrastinate may be more likely to have insomnia, a study found.
  28. You can find the shape of every letter of Toyota's name in their logo.
  29. One of the most prolific serial killers in history with 218 proven victims, Harold Shipman, was a doctor.
  30. The most searched tutorial on YouTube is "How to Kiss."
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