1. In 2017, US$10 made you a millionaire in Venezuela's local currency.
  2. French newspaper Charlie Hebdo's next issue after the 2015 shooting run almost 8 million copies in 6 languages, compared to its typical print run of 60,000.
  3. Carbon stocks in vegetation have a key role in the climate system; humans are responsible for reducing it by over 50%.
  4. Double stuffed Oreos are only stuffed 1.86x more than regular Oreos.
  5. Studies show that spending just a few minutes in the noisy New York City subway system every day can ultimately result in hearing loss.
  6. A study found that over three-quarters of U.S. workers use social media at work, regardless of any rules put in place by their employers.
  7. Since its creation in 2006, the United Nations Human Rights Council had resolved almost more resolutions condemning Israel than on the rest of the world combined.
  8. There is a strip club in Ontario, Canada that doubles as a church on Sunday.
  9. Shturmovshchina is Russian for working frantically to meet a deadline, having not done anything for the last month.
  10. Juries in the U.S. are often 12 in number as that was the number of Christian Apostles.
  11. The sign for the female sex (♀) represents the hand mirror of Aphrodite, the greek goddess of beauty.
  12. According to a study, men who express anger are more likely to influence their peers, while the opposite is true for women.
  13. In Ancient Rome, women donated their hair for use as military catapult elastic.
  14. Chuck Berry had a degree in hairdressing.
  15. Humans share the planet with as many as 8.7 million different forms of life, scientists estimate.
  16. John Williams has never seen any of the Star Wars movies he composed the music for.
  17. More people in America own more than 10 guns than there are people in the whole of Denmark.
  18. Serbia is home to the
    World Testicle Cooking Championships.
  19. California was named after a fictional island in a 16th-century romance novel.
  20. Actress Carrie Fisher once delivered a cow tongue inside a Tiffany box to a predatory Hollywood producer who assaulted her friend.
  21. Before he became an actor, Clint Eastwood survived a plane crash, avoided jellyfish, and swam to shore.
  22. Researchers in Norway published a psychological scale to measure Facebook addiction in 2012.
  23. In 2005, an American woman lost $400,000 to Nigerian internet fraudsters, who promised her several million dollars from a long-lost relative. The money came from remortgaging her home and her husband's retirement savings.
  24. In 1980, 4 out of 5 employees in the U.S. got health insurance through their jobs. Now, just over half of them do.
  25. The median white U.S. household will have 86x more wealth than the median black household by 2020.
  26. While studying brain scans to search for patterns that correlated with psychopathic behavior, neuroscientist James Fallon found that his own brain fit the profile.
  27. 1.75 million worshippers went to the holy city of Mecca in 2017.
  28. India has 454 living languages and 16 official ones.
  29. Vladimir Putin's grandfather worked as a chef for Stalin and Lenin, and Rasputin.
  30. Records suggest that, between 1529 and 1532, King Henry VIII gambled away almost a million pounds by today's standards.
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