1. Bubble wrap was originally designed as an easy-to-clean textured wallpaper.
  2. Each species of peacock spider has its own courtship dance.
  3. Norway is ranked as the country least likely to be affected by climate change. Chad is the most vulnerable.
  4. Milk stored in the freezer will stay safe for consumption indefinitely.
  5. Vincent Van Gogh's last words were, "The sadness will last forever."
  6. Despite their walnut-sized brain, octopuses are highly intelligent, possibly more so than any other order of invertebrates.
  7. The Earth is smoother than a billiard ball, if both were the same size.
  8. 70%
    of Tasmanian devils have died since 1996 due to a contagious facial cancer with a 100% fatality rate.
  9. Up To 77% Of Viagra Bought Online May Be Fake, And Possibly Dangerous, a 2013 Research Found.
  10. On Earth, the International Space Station weighs 925,000 pounds, more than 11 full semi trucks. In space, it weighs almost nothing.
  11. In the UK, nearly 1 in 10 couples are ethnically mixed.
  12. The tobacco smoke enema, an insufflation of tobacco smoke into the rectum by enema, was a medical treatment employed by European physicians for a range of ailments until the 19th century.
  13. There are more phone calls placed on Mother's Day than any other day of the year.
  14. Atheists and Agnostics in the U.S. are one of the highest scoring groups when it comes to general religious knowledge, a survey found.
  15. The first commercial telefax service was introduced in 1865, some 11 years before the invention of telephones.
  16. The word "set"
    has over 100 definitions.
  17. In 1969, NASA possessed the technology to land on the moon but not the technology to fake the moon landings.
  18. Octopuses move with a simple elegance, but they have no rhythm, unlike most animals.
  19. People who work 11 hours or more a day are 67% more likely to have a heart attack than people with an 8-hour work day, according to a study.
  20. 44%
    of the people who didn't evacuate for Hurricane Katrina stayed because they didn't want to abandon their pets.
  21. It's been over 30 years since we had a cooler-than-average month.
  22. More than 60% of Bolivia's citizens are indigenous, predominantly Quechua and Aymara.
  23. English is Louis C.K.'s second language. He was raised in Mexico and exclusively spoke Spanish until age seven.
  24. In 1999, Norway granted refuge to a U.S. drug smuggler because the Supreme Court declared that U.S. prisons do not meet "minimum humanitarian standards."
  25. A baby is born on its predicted due date just 4% of the time.
  26. The cost of college in the U.S. went up 500% from 1985 to 2013.
  27. The Eiffel Tower was almost temporarily relocated to Canada in 1967.
  28. New Yorkers spent 74 hours of their lives in traffic jams in 2014.
  29. The fork came to Italy before any other European country because of pasta.
  30. You can see underwater sea life, coral reefs and wrecks using Google Maps.
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