1. Scientists have discovered that monkeys are susceptible to optical illusions, just like humans.
  2. When a hurricane is expected, Wal-Mart's top-selling items are strawberry Pop-Tarts and beer.
  3. In 1900, 40% of American cars were powered by steam, 38% by electricity, and 22% by gasoline.
  4. The Labrador dog is from Newfoundland and the Newfoundland dog is from Labrador.
  5. In 2015, a 4-year-old searching for fossils found 100 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones.
  6. The average American golf course consumes around 312,000 gallons of water per day.
  7. Hours before his death, Einstein was still
    attempting to prove his Theory of Everything.
  8. The word "infant" comes from the Latin word "infans", meaning "unable to speak" or "speechless".
  9. Bolivia was not a landlocked country. Its territory on the Pacific Ocean was lost to Chile after the War of the Pacific in the mid 19th century.
  10. Novelist Stephen King said that Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter series is the "greatest make-believe villain to come along since Hannibal Lecter."
  11. The Irish surname prefix "Mac" means "son of," while "O" means "descendant of."
  12. Americans spend an average of US$1,092 on coffee each year.
  13. In the U.S., Google searches for "why is my poop green" peak between 5 and 6 AM , while "how to roll a joint" peaks between 1 and 2 AM.
  14. The term "ZIP"
    in "ZIP code"
    is an acronym for
    "Zone Improvement Plan."
  15. The UK is the only country not required to name itself on its postage stamps.
  16. In the U.S., sitting on a sea turtle is a third degree felony.
  17. The world's smallest snail can fit 10 times in the eye of a needle.
  18. White blood cells make up about 1% of your blood.
  19. There's a village in India that produces most bouncers and bodyguards of New Delhi's nightclubs.
  20. Saddam Hussein commissioned the production of a Qur'an written using 27 litres of his own blood, to thank God for saving him from dangers and conspiracies.
  21. The youngest known serial killer ever is Amerjeet Sada who killed 3 young children at the age of 8, including his neighbor's baby whom he bludgeoned with a brick.
  22. The Vatican does not recognize the People's Republic of China as a legitimate state of China.
  23. The USPS is a year older than the United States.
  24. If the Statue of Liberty was built today, it would cost about US$1.2 million.
  25. Astronauts aboard the ISS change clothes near a filter that sucks up the skin particles that would otherwise float around.
  26. California holds 12% of the U.S. population and produces 6.9% of the country's total greenhouse gas emissions. Texas has 8.5% of the population and produces 12.8%.
  27. Half of the top 20 cities in the world with the highest murder rates are in Brazil.
  28. The world record for the farthest flight by a paper aircraft is 226.8 feet (69.1 meters).
  29. A single LEGO brick can take 432 kg (950 lbs) of pressure before it cracks.
  30. Sea lions are the only non-human mammals that have demonstrated the ability to keep a beat.
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