1. An 11-year-old girl gave Pluto its name.
  2. In 1986, a volcanic lake in Cameroon, Africa burped a C02 gas cloud that killed 1,746 people in minutes.
  3. Zebras are responsible for more injuries to U.S. zookeepers than any other animal.
  4. Sweden has the largest scale model of the solar system in the world. It is in the scale of 1:20 million and stretches 950 km across the country.
  5. Usain Bolt owns a 3-ton segment of the Berlin Wall.
  6. Armadillos dream.
  7. Vladimir Putin has an 8th-degree black belt in Kyokushin karate.
  8. After defeating the Persians, Alexander The Great started dressing like them and took two Persian wives.
  9. Einstein was stopped so much in public, he would reply, "Pardon me, sorry! Always I am mistaken for Professor Einstein."
  10. Cats can't understand punishment as humans do. They must be praised and rewarded for desired behavior instead.
  11. If you could dig a deep enough hole in China
    you would end up in Argentina or Chile.
  12. There are twice as many suicides as there are homicides in the U.S.
  13. A former king of Sweden, Eric of Pomerania, became a pirate after he lost the throne.
  14. Other names for Cocaine are
    nose candy, white lady,
    stardust and Charlie.
  15. Roughly a third of the world's adult population smokes.
  16. Mankind has left 96 bags of urine, feces, and vomit on the moon.
  17. There's a coast-to-coast hiking trail that stretches from Delaware to California.
  18. All existing JFK assassination related documents will be made public by 2017.
  19. There's a limestone cliff with over 5,000 dinosaur footprints in Bolivia, with many dating back 68 million years.
  20. Spiders can walk on water, and breathe under it, too.
  21. A fake prehistoric rock art of a caveman with a shopping trolley was hung on the walls of the British Museum by art prankster Banksy in 2005. Days went by before anyone noticed it.
  22. Mickey Mouse has a sister named Amelia Fieldmouse.
  23. When asked what his IQ was, Stephen Hawking said "I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers."
  24. There's a 10,000-seat replica of Solomon's Temple in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  25. More people died in Auschwitz than the British and American losses of WW2 combined.
  26. Spiders don't have penises. They mate with the appendages on their face.
  27. The word "volcano" originally comes from the name of the Roman god of fire, Vulcan.
  28. Dutch people are the tallest in the world with an average
    height of 6 ft (184 cm) for men and 5,6 ft (171 cm) for women.
  29. The name "Cappuccino" comes from the resemblance of the drink to the clothing of the Capuchin monks.
  30. Andromeda is the nearest major
    galaxy to our Milky Way
    at 2.5 million light-years away.
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