1. We collectively spend over 3 billion hours a week playing online games.
  2. In 1981, the first commercial GPS receiver weighed 50 pounds and cost over US$100,000.
  3. Once a dog hits the age of 10, its chance of dying from cancer is 50%.
  4. Since 1940, about 85% of those who have attempted to break the water speed record have died in the attempt.
  5. Squirrels will adopt other squirrels babies if they are abandoned.
  6. The sun is the most perfectly round natural object known in the universe.
  7. No M1 Abrams tank has ever been destroyed by an enemy tank.
  8. Cacti are native to the Americas.
  9. 15% of iPhone users in the U.S. use an iPhone with a broken screen.
  10. There is a persistent storm at Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. Lightning storms occur for about 10 hours a night, 140 to 160 nights a year, for a total of about 1.2 million lightning discharges per year.
  11. A San Francisco Highway Patrol Officer, called Kevin Briggs, has talked approximately 200 people out of suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge since 1994.
  12. When George Washington
    passed away in 1799,
    Britain's entire Royal Navy
    lowered its flags at half mast.
  13. Iquitos, Peru is the largest city in the world inaccessible by road. It's located deep in the Amazon rainforest and has over 400,000 people.
  14. The bonobo monkey, the closest relative to humans, is naturally bisexual.
  15. The common basilisk is also known as the "Jesus Christ Lizard" for its ability to run on the surface of water.
  16. USPS mail carriers are attacked by 6000 dogs per year.
  17. Outer space begins at 100 kilometers (62 mi) above sea level.
  18. The British Empire at its height was larger than Africa and was even comparable in size to the Moon.
  19. Children and wives whose fathers failed to meet rubber collection quotas in the Belgian Congo were often punished by having their hands cut off.
  20. Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica contained a simple calculation error that went unnoticed for 300 years.
  21. Nintendo has such a large cash reserve it could lose US$250 million every year and wouldn't go bankrupt until 2052.
  22. The world's oldest recorded joke is a Sumerian saying from around 1900 BC about a wife's fart.
  23. The term "cowboy" was originally a derogatory term for a black cowhand.
  24. Mountain Lions will bury and leave their prey, then return to it when they are hungry.
  25. The only verified person to reach the age of 120 once met Vincent Van Gogh and later called him "dirty, badly dressed and disagreeable."
  26. Ninjas never wore black. Mostly they wore the inconspicuous clothing of peasants, merchants, traveling priests, etc.
  27. Scientists have discovered that monkeys are susceptible to optical illusions, just like humans.
  28. When a hurricane is expected, Wal-Mart's top-selling items are strawberry Pop-Tarts and beer.
  29. In 1900, 40% of American cars were powered by steam, 38% by electricity, and 22% by gasoline.
  30. The Labrador dog is from Newfoundland and the Newfoundland dog is from Labrador.
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