1. The largest functional Rubik's Cube has 22x22 squares on each face.
  2. Crocodiles can live from 30 to 75 years.
  3. A woman's risk of breast cancer approximately doubles if she has a first-degree relative (mother, sister, daughter) who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  4. Many American Civil War soldiers had "nostalgia" listed as their cause of death, meaning homesickness.
  5. Peanuts are not nuts.
    They are legumes.
  6. President Roosevelt collapsed while being painted. He never regained consciousness before dying. The unfinished painting captures his last waking moment.
  7. The smallest wage gap between men and women is to be found in New Zealand: under 5%.
  8. Iran sentences its citizens to the death penalty on cases of corruption.
  9. While you sleep, your brain filters out noises that might wake you up if it doesn't think you're in danger.
  10. An egg that is old or bad will float in water, while fresh eggs will sink in water.
  11. Billy Bob Thornton cheated on Angelina Jolie with the therapist he was seeing about his sex addiction.
  12. Men with Down syndrome are sterile and cannot father children, except for a few documented cases.
  13. Prostitution is illegal in Israel, yet 12,000 women work in the sex trade, along with roughly 1,000 men.
  14. The largest recorded earthquake in the U.S. was a magnitude 9.2 that struck Prince William Sound, Alaska in 1964.
  15. Martin Luther King Jr. spent his wedding night in a funeral home, since there were no honeymoon suites for African-Americans.
  16. Homosexuality and abortion were decriminalised in Russia under Lenin's leadership.
  17. In 1972, a pocket of uranium in Africa was found to have undergone self-sustaining nuclear fission for hundreds of thousands of years, making it the only known naturally formed nuclear reactor.
  18. A nanometre is about as much as your nails grows every second.
  19. Dennis Rodman's father had 29 children with 16 different women.
  20. In 2014, a student in Taiwan went blind after keeping her contact lenses in for 6 months. A microscopic bug ate her eyeballs.
  21. Low vitamin D levels during pregnancy have been linked to autism.
  22. 30%
    of all cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancers.
  23. Americans consume 12.5 teaspoons more sugar each day
    than the American Heart Association recommends.
  24. A crocodile's jaws can apply 50 times more pressure than a human's jaw.
  25. The Soviets landed a spacecraft on Venus in 1970. It became the first to land on another planet and the first to transmit data from there back to Earth.
  26. In 1989, Margaret Thatcher pleaded with Mikhail Gorbachev to keep the Berlin Wall up.
  27. Theodore Roosevelt Jr was the only General involved in the initial assault on D-Day, after insisting to his superiors to be one of the first ones off the boats. He survived, then died of a heart attack one month later.
  28. Two zebras died of hunger in a zoo in Palestine and were replaced with donkeys painted with black and white stripes.
  29. At the age of 11, Benjamin Franklin invented a pair of swim fins. He was later recognized by his induction into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
  30. There's a Native American tribe still living at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
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