1. There are more than 1.2 billion gamers in the world.
  2. Thomas Edison's last breath is contained in a test tube in Michigan.
  3. The Helicodiceros is a plant that mimics the anus of a dead animal, in order to attract flies for pollination.
  4. A member of the French Foreign Legion wounded while defending France can immediately apply for French citizenship as he is "French by spilled blood"
  5. 21% of Americans believe in witches.
  6. The creator of peanut M&Ms was allergic to peanuts.
  7. 13 people have the first name “Donut" in the U.S.
  8. Iceland has more books published and read per person than anywhere else in the world.
  9. 1 out of 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls are diagnosed with autism in the U.S.
  10. Reagan and Gorbachev informally agreed that the U.S. and USSR would assist each other in the event of an alien invasion.
  11. Warren Buffett made 99% of his wealth after he turned 50.
  12. Wherever you are in the state of Florida, you're never more than 60 miles from the nearest body of salt water.
  13. Traveling to every single stop of the New York City subway (without leaving the transit system) would take at least 21 hours and 49 minutes.
  14. According to a study, up to 50% of the world's natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly.
  15. From 2009 to 2014, more Mexicans left the U.S.
    than migrated into the country.
  16. Two and a half times more Barbies are sold every year than babies are born in the U.S.
  17. 37%
    Of New Yorkers were born in another country.
  18. The average wedding party in America has 4.39 bridesmaids.
  19. The world's longest bike stretches to 117 feet, 5 inches, which is almost as long as half a New York City block.
  20. 1 in 8 people who are HIV positive don't know their status.
  21. Anne Frank's family was
    denied visas by the U.S.
    because of stricter
    immigration policies.
  22. Benjamin Franklin made 8 voyages across the Atlantic Ocean and was the first to map the Gulf Stream.
  23. The postage stamp of The Statue of Liberty depicts not the real statue in New York, but the replica in Las Vegas.
  24. 67%
    of the world's population under 50 is infected with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1).
  25. Human trafficking is the world's fastest growing criminal enterprise and is an estimated US$32 billion-a-year global industry.
  26. In the U.S., more than 1.2 million people have HIV.
  27. The U.S. uses less water now
    than it did in 1970.
  28. George Washington
  29. Bob Marley could have halted the spred of his cancer but refused to have his toe amputated for religious reasons.
  30. A second is called a second because it is the second division of the hour by 60, the first being a minute.
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