1. California banned the sale of horse meat for human consumption in 1998.
  2. In New York City, pinball was illegal until 1976.
  3. Generic and brand name drugs are required by U.S. law to be equally effective.
  4. 90% of Americans have prayed for healing at least once, a 2016 study found.
  5. People who eat spicy foods tend to live longer, according to a 2015 study.
  6. 1 in 5 people in the world will be obese by 2025 if current trends continue, a 2016 study said.
  7. In Malaysia, it's legal to divorce your partner via text message.
  8. Alexander The Great may have been bisexual, which in his time was not controversial.
  9. Women are approximately two times more likely than men to suffer from major depression.
  10. YouTube's ten highest-earning channels made anywhere from US$2.5 million to US$12 million in 2015.
  11. People with relatively prudent and reliable partners tend to perform better at work, earning more promotions, making more money, and feeling more satisfied with their jobs, according to research.
  12. In 2015, Uber's valuation surpassed that of Ford and General Motors, after just 5 years of existence.
  13. Harvey R. Ball, the strongest claimant to having
    invented the smiley face, was paid just $45 for the design.
  14. 82% of people would feel more confident approaching an attractive person if they had their dog with them, a survey found.
  15. in the fiscal year of 2014, the DEA spent an average of US$4.20 per marijuana plant they uprooted.
  16. There is no such thing as a "male brain" or a "female brain," all have an unpredictable mishmash of malelike and femalelike features.
  17. Your mouth is made of the same skin cells as a vagina.
  18. The Komodo dragon is the national animal of Indonesia.
  19. During the Nazi regime, two twins with a Jewish father separated at birth. One grew up a Nazi and the other one grew up a Jew. They met again 25 years later.
  20. Soldiers in Germany's Military Forces are allowed to disobey any order they think would violate human dignity according to their conscience.
  21. Having no recollection of your drive to work or school (autopilot) is called "Highway Hypnosis."
  22. Classic ethics books are twice as likely to be stolen in the U.S. than other philosophy books, a study found.
  23. A Burger King in Finland has an in-store sauna.
  24. Justin Timberlake had a company figure out his concerts' carbon footprint and paid to have trees and bushes planted in those cities.
  25. George Lucas, creator of Star Wars, claims he has not used the internet since the year 2000.
  26. The Golden Gate Bridge has approximately 1,200,000 rivets.
  27. The Confederacy was never recognized by any foreign country during the American Civil War.
  28. Oxytocin is believed to have a more significant impact on women than on men, which may be why women associate sexual attraction or sexual activity with romance and love more than men do.
  29. There's a Chinese deity, Tu'er Shen ("rabbit deity"), who manages the love and sex between homosexual men.
  30. After being shot in the head, Abraham Lincoln remained in a coma for 9 hours.
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