1. 35,000 South Koreans were jailed for marital infidelity from 1985 to 2015. It was illegal.
  2. Some Lizards can self-amputate their tails. On the ground, they wiggle and move to distract predators.
  3. Ferrari stopped selling cars with manual transmissions in 2011.
  4. British coins come together to make a shield.
  5. God is never mentioned in the Bible's Book of Esther.
  6. 98% of Students say they get bored at school, a U.S. survey found.
  7. The BBC holds regular rehearsals for the Queen's death to make sure staff get it right when the real announcement is made.
  8. People who procrastinate may be more likely to have insomnia, a study found.
  9. You can find the shape of every letter of Toyota's name in their logo.
  10. One of the most prolific serial killers in history with 218 proven victims, Harold Shipman, was a doctor.
  11. The most searched tutorial on YouTube is "How to Kiss."
  12. The British monarchy has nominal assets worth about US$34.8 billion. They're among the world's top 20 richest people.
  13. In 1973, Nixon gave Colombia a lunar rock collected during the Apollo 17 landing. The plaque reads "Presented to the People of the Republic of Columbia."
  14. Wife beating was not illegal in all U.S. States until 1920.
  15. Jose Maria Velasco was elected 5 times to be the President of Ecuador and was ousted 4 times.
  16. 91%
    of Egypt's women aged 15 to 49 have been subjected to genital mutilation, according to the World Health Organization.
  17. From the Middle Ages up to 1809,
    Finland was part of Sweden.
  18. Genghis Khan was originally named Temujin which means "blacksmith."
  19. During Spanish colonial rule,
    Texas was officially known as the
    New Kingdom of the Philippines
    Province of the Texas.
  20. The English word "Callipygian" means having a beautiful ass.
  21. Australia has 31% of the world's uranium supply.
  22. In Vietnam, marriage applicants must acquire a Certificate of Good Mental Health from a doctor before being allowed to marry.
  23. In 1984, New Zealand's Prime Minister got drunk and decided to spontaneously call a general election. He lost.
  24. The world is running out of sand. We use 40 billion tons of sand each year.
  25. Over 95% of supercentenarians (people who live to be 110) are women.
  26. In 1970, Bill Murray jokingly said to a fellow passenger that he had two bombs in his bag. U.S. marshals searched his luggage and found US$20,000 worth of marijuana. Murray was arrested.
  27. Shaquille O'Neal has a doctorate in education and wrote his thesis on humour in the workplace.
  28. In 2013, PayPal accidentally credited US$92 quadrillion to a Pennsylvania man.
  29. Women who get married after 30 in the U.S. end up making about US$18,000 more than their early-marrying peers.
  30. Storing all the genetic information on Earth would require 1 sextillion of the world's most powerful supercomputers.
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