1. During a revolt at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, a member of the SS was stabbed, then burned alive in a crematorium oven.
  2. Only 5% of dogs experience dental decay, compared with 90% of children.
  3. Liechtenstein is roughly twice the size of Manhattan.
  4. 61%
    Of Americans pee in the shower.
  5. Dolphins and whales give birth
    with the tail first instead of the head.
  6. Josef Mengele's "scientific" experiments at Auschwitz often involved studies of twins. If one twin died, he would immediately kill the other and carry out comparative autopsies.
  7. There's a 9/11 Memorial in Israel constructed of steel from the remains of the WTC.
  8. Netflix stock has increased in value by 2,581% since 2005.
  9. Sean Connery wore a toupee in all of the James Bond movies because he started balding at age 21.
  10. Harry Potter was born in 1980, so he's over 35 by now.
  11. "Under Pressure" was written by David Bowie and Queen during a 24-hour wine and cocaine marathon.
  12. There are no bridges over the Amazon River.
  13. The official city motto of Paris is "Fluctuat nec mergitur", meaning "She is tossed by the waves but does not sink."
  14. The piano Freddie Mercury plays in Bohemian Rhapsody is the same exact piano Paul McCartney plays in Hey Jude.
  15. Sea cucumbers eat with tube feet surrounding their mouths.
  16. Hawaii is the only U.S. state with a majority Asian American population, at 58%.
  17. When Benjamin Franklin invented his own harmonica, it became so popular in Europe that Mozart and Beethoven composed music for it.
  18. The world's smallest periodic table was carved on a strand of hair.
  19. The largest passenger plane, as of 2015, has seats for 615 people.
  20. Elephants rarely get cancer because they have 40 copies of genes that code for the tumor suppressor protein p53—humans have two.
  21. Some volcano eruptions are capable of creating powerful electrical charges that can lead to bolts of lightning as large as two miles long.
  22. Latinos now outnumber whites
    in California since 2015.
  23. Popping bubble wrap makes you feel calmer and more awake, a study found.
  24. The "x" in "x-ray" indicates an unknown quantity, much like it does in mathematics.
  25. Nearly 4 in 10 Americans
    have never moved
    from their
  26. In 1781, Benjamin Franklin attended a concert in which he narrowly escaped death when the opera house caught fire and burned.
  27. The world's deadliest recorded earthquake occurred in 1556 in China, killing an estimated 830,000 people.
  28. Student loans have passed credit cards and auto loans to become the second biggest source of personal debt in the U.S., trailing only mortgages.
  29. The RMS Titanic
    was built
    in Belfast,
    Northern Ireland.
  30. The average lifespan of a dolphin is 15 years. However, some of them lived 50 years.
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