1. When Dr. James Barry —a renowned British Army surgeon— died in 1865, they discovered it was actually a woman disguised as a man.
  2. Urine does not treat jellyfish stings. It can actually make them worse.
  3. Life-sized dolls outnumber people in the village of Nagoro, Japan.
  4. The tallest tree and the largest tree in the world are both in California.
  5. 20% of Ugandans believe in witchcraft.
  6. It's illegal to fall asleep under a hair dryer in Florida, even if you're the salon owner.
  7. Ancient Romans were a very bath-loving people. They typically frequented public baths once a day.
  8. Isaac Newton was born prematurely on Christmas morning. He was given little chance of survival.
  9. A 17-year-old created a mobile app and sold it to Yahoo for US$30 million, becoming one of the youngest self-made millionaires ever.
  10. In terms of your health —not how you look or smell— you only really have to shower once or twice a week.
  11. It's illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on in North Dakota.
  12. When Michael Jackson was 21, he wrote a personal note promising to re-invent himself as the greatest entertainer of all time.
  13. 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."
  14. In 2011, a German graffiti artist painted a 250 square meter bridge to make it look like it was made out of Lego.
  15. A camel can drink 53 gallons (200 liters) of water in 3 minutes.
  16. People who frequently take naps tend to die younger than those who don't, a study found.
  17. Denmark's current flag design was first used in 1219. No other modern country has used its flag for so long.
  18. In 2014, an American exchange student in Germany had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a vagina sculpture.
  19. Stalin's first son shot himself because of his father's harshness toward him, but survived. Stalin said, "He can't even shoot straight."
  20. Adultery was Illegal in 18 U.S. States up until 2013.
  21. 47% of millennials said in a survey they sometimes use their Smartphones to avoid people around them.
  22. There's a Starbucks coffee cup in every scene of Fight Club.
  23. Jeff Daniels made just US$50,000 in the original "Dumb and Dumber" while Jim Carrey was paid US$7 million.
  24. The Simpsons made the word "meh" popular.
  25. It's illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church in Alabama.
  26. Lawrence of Arabia's death is largely responsible for the introduction of motorcycle helmets.
  27. The Dead Sea Scrolls were sold by the discoverer for a sum that, adjusted for inflation, is about US$37.
  28. Physical exercise 4 hours after learning improves long-term memory, a study found.
  29. Being annoying was against the law in Grand Rapids, Michigan, until 2014.
  30. In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
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