1. "Wannabe" by Spice Girls was deemed as the UK's catchiest song after a study found it only takes 2.29 seconds for listeners to recognize it.
  2. Pigs can often outsmart dogs and are on about the same intellectual level as chimpanzees, a study found.
  3. Stephen Hawking married the ex-wife of the man who first designed his speech synthesiser.
  4. A finnish soldier fought for Finland, the Nazis, and the US Army Special Forces. He escaped a POW camp, earned a Bronze Star, Five Purple Hearts and disappeared in Vietnam in 1965.
  5. There are 500 identified plant species depicted in the painting "Primavera" by Boticelli.
  6. Albert Einstein was among the 5,000+ people who signed a petition to overturn Germany's ban on Homosexuality.
  7. "Otherkin" are people who identify as mythical creatures instead of humans.
  8. In 2015, a man dressed up as an armored truck driver and tricked Walmart into giving him US$75,000.
  9. After being shot, U.S. President James Garfield was fed through his rectal cavity by his doctors.
  10. J.D. Salinger started writing "The Catcher in the Rye" after a stint in a mental hospital.
  11. The line "ass so fat" is used in over 140 rap songs.
  12. Jean-Claude Van Damme was once a starving homeless on the streets of Los Angeles.
  13. The flame-shooting guitar in the movie "Mad Max: Fury Road" weighed 132 pounds and shot real flames.
  14. The stickers on fruit are edible.
  15. Sunshine acts like an addictive drug and has a similar effect on the body as heroin, scientists claim.
  16. Elon Musk didn't like his kids' school, so he just opened his own.
  17. The french word "avocat" means
    both "lawyer" and "avocado."
  18. Theophilus Van Kannel invented revolving doors because he hated opening doors for women.
  19. Snapchat provokes more jealousy in relationships than Facebook, a study found.
  20. Death row inmates in Texas don't get to pick their last meal.
  21. The Earth sees about 760 thunderstorms every hour, scientists have calculated.
  22. LG stands for "Lucky Goldstar," its previous name.
  23. In 2015, Google dropped their old motto "Don't Be Evil."
  24. Jonah Hill snorted so much fake cocaine while filming "The Wolf of Wall Street" that he got bronchitis.
  25. In 1990, Stephen Hawking dropped his wife of almost 30 years --who was having an affair-- and took off with his nurse.
  26. The average American teen spends 9 hours a day consuming media.
  27. Kissing a baby on the ear can make it go deaf because of a condition known as "cochlear ear-kiss injury."
  28. The Nazis placed a US$5,000 bounty on Einstein's head.
  29. The grave of Karl Marx, advocate of abolishing private property, has an entry fee.
  30. In 2005, a woman falsely claimed she found a finger in her food at Wendy's. The fast food chain suffered an estimated US$21 million in lost business.
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