1. 1.2 billion people
    play games

    worldwide, 700 million of them online, a 2013 study found.
  2. Ombrophobia
    is the fear of rain, which can cause severe anxiety attacks.
  3. Hoverboards are illegal in New York City since 2015.
  4. Often referred to as the "love molecule", oxytocin is typically associated with helping couples establish a greater sense of intimacy and attachment.
  5. High School students perform better on tests if they are in a classroom with a view of a green landscape, a research found.
  6. Canada and Denmark have been fighting over an uninhabited island by leaving each other bottles of alcohol and changing their flags since the 1930s.
  7. One Hookah Tobacco Smoking Session Delivers 25 Times the Tar of a Single Cigarette.
  8. Steve Jobs last words were "Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow."
  9. Farmers in India use Coca-Cola and Pepsi as cheap pesticides, according to the BBC.
  10. Giving up Alcohol for just one month can improve liver function, decrease blood pressure and reduce the risk of liver disease and diabetes.
  11. The Pentagon was constructed so that no point in the building is more than a seven-minute walk from any other point.
  12. In the UK, if you name the person your spouse was unfaithful with on your divorce papers, they will get copies of the paperwork.
  13. Finland celebrates "National Sleepy Head Day," where the last person in the house to wake up is thrown into water by the early risers.
  14. It would take you 10 years to view all the photos shared on Snapchat in the last hour.
  15. Jack Daniel's Last Words were "One last drink, please."
  16. Too much homework can cause stress, physical health problems and even alienation from society, a Stanford researcher found.
  17. Nikola Tesla was able to perform integral calculus in his head, which often lead his teachers to believe he was cheating.
  18. People with dermatographia can lightly scratch designs on their skin. They can last for 30 minutes.
  19. During an orgasm, the brain is flooded with oxytocin, a possible explanation for why (some) couples like to cuddle after.
  20. Violet is a true color, with its own wavelength on the spectrum of visible light,
    while Purple is a mixture of red and blue. They are very different colors.
  21. California banned the sale of horse meat for human consumption in 1998.
  22. In New York City, pinball was illegal until 1976.
  23. Generic and brand name drugs are required by U.S. law to be equally effective.
  24. 90% of Americans have prayed for healing at least once, a 2016 study found.
  25. People who eat spicy foods tend to live longer, according to a 2015 study.
  26. 1 in 5 people in the world will be obese by 2025 if current trends continue, a 2016 study said.
  27. In Malaysia, it's legal to divorce your partner via text message.
  28. Alexander The Great may have been bisexual, which in his time was not controversial.
  29. Women are approximately two times more likely than men to suffer from major depression.
  30. YouTube's ten highest-earning channels made anywhere from US$2.5 million to US$12 million in 2015.
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