1. If two octopuses approach each
    other and display dark colors
    the encounter is likely to escalate
    to physical confrontation.
  2. Hummer drivers get almost 5 times as many tickets as the U.S. national average for all vehicles, according to a 2009 study.
  3. The U.S. military has a 26-page manual on baking brownies and oatmeal cookies.
  4. Central Park costs about as much money as the entire state of Alaska.
  5. The winner of the 2015 French-language Scrabble World Championships doesn't speak French.
  6. During the World War I, the British Army attempted to train seagulls to poo on the periscopes of enemy submarines.
  7. Michael Jackson's autopsy report confirmed he was bald and wore wigs to conceal it.
  8. When it Comes to Coughs, Chocolate Is More Effective than Codeine.
  9. Stephen Hawking's son once added swear words to his dad's voice synthesizer as a prank.
  10. Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash once caught David Bowie naked with his mother.
  11. John Bonham, the drummer of the band Led Zeppelin, died from drinking the equivalent of 40 shots of vodka in one day.
  12. The average American lives 18 miles from their mom, according to a study.
  13. The U.S. has more people of Norwegian descent than Norway.
  14. Americans spend more money on pets yearly than Germany spends on its entire defense budget.
  15. Many nursing homes in Germany have fake bus stops to collect residents with dementia who try to leave.
  16. The flag of Nepal is so complicated that the country's constitution includes 24-step instructions on how to create it.
  17. YouTube has a production space in Los Angeles that is free to use if you have 10,000 subscribers.
  18. 60% of the Fat and 31% of the calories in Burger King's Chicken Sandwich come from the mayonnaise alone.
  19. By 1850, American slaves were worth US$1.3 billion, one-fifth of the nation's wealth.
  20. A young Isaac Newton once threatened to burn his mother and stepfather alive.
  21. In Japan, the leading cause of death for men aged 20 to 44 is suicide.
  22. Prince Charles has been first in line as heir to the UK's throne for more than 64 years.
  23. A child that was Bart's age when The Simpson's first premiered would now be the same age as Homer.
  24. The average prisoner in the U.S. is visited only twice during their entire incarceration.
  25. Because of the Chernobyl disaster, radioactive wild boars are currently roaming around Germany.
  26. Peanut Butter was invented as a source of protein for people with no teeth.
  27. Automatic knives, such as switchblades, are illegal to own in Michigan, except for one-armed people.
  28. Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack are widely credited with helping end segregation in Las Vegas, by refusing to perform in venues that wouldn't allow blacks.
  29. There's a hotline filmmakers can call for science advice with the goal of helping filmmakers incorporate accurate science into their films .
  30. "Ukraine" roughly means "Borderlands" and was referred to as "the Ukraine" during Soviet times.
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