1. Miami has never recorded a temperature over 100°F (37°C).
  2. There is a limit of 12 minutes of commercials, per hour of television, in the UK.
  3. There are 328 people named "Abcde" in the U.S.
  4. Armenia became the first nation to adopt Christianity as a State Religion in the year 301.
  5. The Roman Empire was not the largest empire in history. It was only the 28th largest.
  6. About 46,000 square miles of arable land turn to desert every year due to climate change and practices such as forest clear-cutting.
  7. Android was originally conceived as a camera operating system.
  8. Musician Eddie Van Halen blamed guitar picks for giving him tongue cancer.
  9. During Apartheid, Glasgow renamed the street where the South African Consulate was located to "Nelson Mandela Place." Consular officials would be forced to look at his name when reading and addressing postal correspondence.
  10. 31% of rock star deaths are related to drugs or alcohol.
  11. Coca-Cola owns every domain variation of ahh.com, from 2 H's up to 62 H's.
  12. The world's oldest flamingo ever known was badly beaten by four teenagers, survived, and lived another 5 years to the age of 83.
  13. U.S. President Hoover and his wife would talk in Mandarin Chinese to prevent their staff from eavesdropping.
  14. Facebook has 95 million users in China despite being blocked.
  15. Sia wrote Rihanna's song "Diamonds" in 14 minutes.
  16. Anne Frank's sister, Margot, also had a diary. It was never found.
  17. Despite the title, most of the dinosaurs from "Jurassic Park" lived during the Cretaceous period.
  18. 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.
  19. George Washington died after his doctors removed 40% of his blood (80 ounces) over a 12-hour period to cure a throat infection.
  20. In 1954, Ann Hodges from Alabama became the only confirmed person to have been hit by a meteorite.
  21. Humans put a man on the Moon before they put wheels on luggage.
  22. You can use Skype to call toll free numbers at no charge in the U.S., UK, Taiwan and France.
  23. Just 65% of people with Cancer in the U.S. survive.
  24. Women in the U.S. military during the Afghanistan War were more likely to be raped by fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire.
  25. British workers waste 18 months of their lives commuting.
  26. Bob Marley was buried with his red Gibson guitar, a Bible open to Psalms 23 and a bud of marijuana.
  27. A group of cockroaches is called an intrusion.
  28. In 1894, Japan offered to buy the Philippines from Spain for 40 million pounds.
  29. The Golden State Fence Company, hired to build part of the US-Mexico border wall, was fined US$5M for hiring illegal immigrant workers.
  30. In Italy, the same voice actor will follow an American actor throughout their filmography and career.
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