1. It is illegal for pet stores in Beverly Hills to sell dogs and cats that are not from a shelter or rescue.
  2. Swedish blood donors first recieve a 'Thank you' text when they initially donate blood, but they also recieve a text whenever their blood is used to help someone.
  3. There are
    12 types of
    according to a study.
  4. Coffee with cream cools about 20% slower than black coffee.
  5. An estimated 20% to 25% of people are immune to hangovers.
  6. In Virginia, it is illegal to hunt on a Sunday, except for raccoons, which can be hunted until 2 AM.
  7. Gandhi Was Extremely Racist Towards Africans and even Lobbied for Segregated Entrances To Public Buildings
  8. British people say "Happy Christmas" because in the 19th century the word "merry" also meant "intoxicated" so they wanted to separate it from public insobriety.
  9. Drinking caffeine in the evening delays our brain's release of melatonin and interrupts our circadian rhythm by as much as 40 minutes.
  10. The man most responsible for the Rwandan Genocide was only sentenced to 35 years in prison.
  11. The King of Norway is 73rd in line to the British throne.
  12. In the UK, you can never be more than 70 miles away from the sea.
  13. The first President born in the U.S. spoke Dutch as his first language.
  14. 1 out of every 4 dollars employers pay for healthcare in the U.S. is tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions like smoking, stress, or obesity.
  15. IKEA is an acronym: "IK" are the founder's initials, "E" is for the farm he grew up on (Elmtaryd), and "A" is for Agunnaryd, his village.
  16. A study found that fewer than 10% of people say they're not perfectionists
    in any area of life, so perfectionism is a common trait.
  17. Around 7% of all wars in history were religiously motivated.
  18. Paul McCartney had a dream about his deceased mother, Mary, who calmly told him to "let it be." He started writing the song the next day.
  19. Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison.
  20. The average American spends about US$232 on legal expenses each year.
  21. 51%
    of Britons have never had a one-night stand.
  22. Parking takes up as much as 14% of all land-use in Los Angeles County.
  23. The Chinese Han empire was aware of the Roman Empire and they sent envoys to each-other.
  24. The 3 tallest statues in the world are of Buddha.
  25. The most dangerous job in America is President: over 9% have been killed in office.
  26. Whenever Prince Charles visits the U.S., his Secret Service code name is "Unicorn."
  27. A man named Bud Weisser was recently arrested for trespassing at the Budweiser Brewery in St. Louis, Missouri.
  28. People of the world produce roughly 1,043,000 tonnes (that's 2,299,421,390 lbs) of poop each day.
  29. There are 5,865,696,000,000 miles or 9,460,800,000,000 kilometers in a light year.
  30. Despite its "Sunshine State" nickname, Florida is not the sunniest U.S. state. Arizona is, closely followed by Nevada.
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