1. Drug lord Pablo Escobar had a prison built to his specifications and to choose his own guards. It featured a soccer field, a giant doll house, a bar, jacuzzi and a waterfall.
  2. City of Industry, California,
    has a population of 219
    but is home to
    80,000 jobs.
  3. Alaska is so big, you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
  4. Grizzly bears have a bite-force of over 8,000,000 pascals, enough to crush a bowling ball.
  5. Inca architecture was built to be earthquake resistant. Inca masonry is effective in withstanding even major tremors.
  6. During the Vietnam War, American troops would eat small amounts of C4 plastic explosive to get high.
  7. There's a direct descendant of Christopher Columbus alive today. He's a Spanish noble.
  8. Richard Johnson, the 9th Vice-President of the U.S., openly treated an African-American woman as his wife, although legally she was his slave.
  9. The scientific name of the llama is "lama glama."
  10. In Judaism, there's a blessing thanking God for having the ability to excrete.
  11. Instagram banned the tags #curvy #sex and #nude as they violate their nudity guidelines.
  12. Several long-duration Russian cosmonauts have reported that months after coming back to Earth, they occasionally let go objects in mid-air, still expecting them to float.
  13. The fastest ascent from base camp to the summit of Mount Everest took just 8 hours and 10 minutes.
  14. In 1962, John F Kennedy secretly installed a taping system in the White House.
  15. Academy award winner Sir Ben Kingsley real name is Krishna Pandit Bhanji.
  16. Satan was never named "Lucifer." The only use of the word Lucifer in the Bible was by Isaiah, who was referring to the fall of Babylon, not Satan.
  17. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is one of the most commonly overdosed substances in the world. It puts about 60,000 Americans in the hospital every year.
  18. In 1961, Robert F Kennedy said the U.S. would have a black president within 40 years.
  19. The average women in Bolivia, Indonesia, and Guatemala is short enough to be considered a Dwarf (4'10 or under).
  20. Pluto, Mickey Mouse's dog, was named after the planet, not the other way around.
  21. In addition to aches, fever and pains, Tylenol (acetaminophen) also alleviates psychological pain, such as social rejection.
  22. Christopher Columbus correctly predicted an eclipse to trick the native inhabitants of Jamaica into giving him food and supplies.
  23. Since 1990, South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day instead of Columbus Day.
  24. Anne Frank's father was an officer in the German army during World War I.
  25. Earth is the only known place where a fire can occur naturally.
  26. Alexander the Great was simultaneously the King of Macedonia, Pharaoh of Egypt, King of Persia, and King of Asia.
  27. Prehistoric Humans hunted giant Volkswagen-sized armadillos and used their massive shells as shelters.
  28. Steven Spielberg declined to direct the Harry Potter movies and said "It's just like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your personal bank accounts. There's no challenge."
  29. In Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Lao, the Buddhist New Year is celebrated for three days.
  30. John F Kennedy had such concerns about the space program's high cost, that he proposed partnering with the Soviet Union on a joint expedition to the moon.
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