1. Male brains, on average, have a total volume that is between 8% and 13% larger than that of females.
  2. New York City's Subway serves up to 6 million riders per day.
  3. Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms, including 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms, 514 doors and 760 windows.
  4. As a rule of thumb, darker and bitter beers have higher alcohol content.
  5. The peak blood alcohol concentration level can be 3 times higher in people who drink with an empty stomach than in those who had a meal before drinking.
  6. Saturn's moon Enceladus has ice volcanoes.
  7. You can play "Sweet Child O' Mine" on your phone by dialing 185405*5 185405*5 285405*5 285405*5 485405*5 485405*5 185405*5 185405 *5 885405*5 775405*5.
  8. "Mwahahaha" and "lolz" were added to the Oxford English Dictionaries Online in 2012.
  9. The ability of the brain to tell what's important from what's not is compromised by lack of sleep.
  10. Amputation of hands or feet is the Islamic punishment for theft and highway robbery without homicide.
  11. At over 162.6 ha (401 acres), the Hindu temple Angkor Wat in Cambodia is the largest religious structure in the world.
  12. Scientists discovered in 2016 a massive coral reef at the mouth of the Amazon River, covering over 3,600 square miles.
  13. Shanty towns were built by homeless people during the Great Depression. They were named "Hoovervilles" after President Hoover, widely blamed for the Depression.
  14. Before 1977, tourists were allowed to climb the stones at Stonehenge, and until the early 20th century, tourists were given chisels to facilitate souvenir-taking.
  15. Bathing was actively discouraged during the Black Death, which made the spread of the disease even worse.
  16. Bill Gates and other investors have secured a 'doomsday seed vault' to preserve a wide variety of plant seeds in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago.
  17. Smiling
    gives the brain as much pleasure as 2000 bars of chocolate or $25,000.
  18. During a mating bout, lions have sex 20 to 40 times a day for a couple of days.
  19. Biological models of sex tend to view love as a mammalian drive, much like hunger or thirst.
  20. People who spend a lot of time on the internet are more likely to be depressed, lonely and mentally unstable, a study found.
  21. Left-handed people have an increased cognitive flexibility, switching quickly between thinking about two concepts.
  22. Half of men in Western Europe are the descendants of a single Bronze Age ruler, a study found.
  23. Every year, Walt Disney World's "Lost and Found" collects more than 6,000 cell phones, 3,500 digital cameras, and 18,000 hats.
  24. Donald Trump has been personally sued more than 70 times in federal court since 2000.
  25. Nelson Mandela's first son died in a car crash.
  26. "Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" has the highest body count of any movie ever made with 836 on-screen deaths.
  27. The man who invented pop-up ads has apologized to the world for creating one of the Internet's most hated forms of advertising.
  28. Left-handed people process multiple stimuli faster than righties.
  29. More than 1,000 white farmers have been killed in South Africa since 1990.
  30. A Cleveland Browns fan requested six Cleveland Browns pallbearers at his funeral so "the Browns could let him down one last time".
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