1. The world's oldest flamingo ever known was badly beaten by four teenagers, survived, and lived another 5 years to the age of 83.
  2. U.S. President Hoover and his wife would talk in Mandarin Chinese to prevent their staff from eavesdropping.
  3. Facebook has 95 million users in China despite being blocked.
  4. Sia wrote Rihanna's song "Diamonds" in 14 minutes.
  5. Anne Frank's sister, Margot, also had a diary. It was never found.
  6. Despite the title, most of the dinosaurs from "Jurassic Park" lived during the Cretaceous period.
  7. In Auschwitz, an SS guard fell in love with a Jewish prisoner. He saved her life multiple times and she testified on his behalf during his post-war trial.
  8. George Washington died after his doctors removed 40% of his blood (80 ounces) over a 12-hour period to cure a throat infection.
  9. In 1954, Ann Hodges from Alabama became the only confirmed person to have been hit by a meteorite.
  10. Humans put a man on the Moon before they put wheels on luggage.
  11. You can use Skype to call toll free numbers at no charge in the U.S., UK, Taiwan and France.
  12. Just 65% of people with Cancer in the U.S. survive.
  13. Women in the U.S. military during the Afghanistan War were more likely to be raped by fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire.
  14. British workers waste 18 months of their lives commuting.
  15. Bob Marley was buried with his red Gibson guitar, a Bible open to Psalms 23 and a bud of marijuana.
  16. A group of cockroaches is called an intrusion.
  17. In 1894, Japan offered to buy the Philippines from Spain for 40 million pounds.
  18. The Golden State Fence Company, hired to build part of the US-Mexico border wall, was fined US$5M for hiring illegal immigrant workers.
  19. In Italy, the same voice actor will follow an American actor throughout their filmography and career.
  20. 88%
    of Facebook users 'creep' ex-partners following a breakup, a study found.
  21. The average British worker spends 36 days a year answering work emails.
  22. There are virtually no differences in brain anatomy between people with autism and those without.
  23. In Bhutan, there were no public hospitals or schools until the 1950s, and no paper currency, no roads or electricity until several years after that.
  24. Pretty Boy Floyd, a bank robber in the 1920s, would destroy mortgage documents during robberies, which freed many citizens of their debts.
  25. Nepal was the first country in Asia to introduce gay marriage. It has also outlawed the death penalty.
  26. Americans spend 30% less on Father's Day gifts than on Mother's Day gifts.
  27. The inventor of the heart stent approached numerous companies for funding and was rejected. It was funded by the owner of Fuddrucker's restaurant, whom he met by chance on a golf course.
  28. The chances of us eating even one spider in our sleep throughout our lifetime is close to 0%.
  29. The stunt doubles for Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy in the movie "Mad Max: Fury Road" fell in love on set and got married.
  30. When Apple began designating employee numbers, Steve Jobs was offended that Wozniak received #1 while he got #2. He believed he should be second to no one, so he took #0 instead.
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