1. On April 18, 1930, the BBC announced, "There is no news today," and played piano music instead.
  2. The Statue of Liberty's face was said to be modeled after the sculptor's mother, Charlotte.
  3. The giant panda spends around 55% of its life collecting, preparing and eating bamboo.
  4. Any text you put into the status update box is sent to Facebook's servers, even if you don't click the post button.
  5. If the U.S. can raise its 34.5% recycling rate to 75%, it will be the CO2 equivalent of removing 50 million cars from the road.
  6. Nelson Mandela co-authored a book with Fidel Castro.
  7. A quarter of all ice-free land in the world is used for grazing livestock.
  8. Starbucks has a different logo for Saudi Arabia because the original logo shows "too much female flesh".
  9. Recycling can take an aluminum can back on a grocery store shelf within 60 days.
  10. At least 400 descendants of Nazis have converted to Judaism and moved to Israel.
  11. Every year, the average meat-eating American ingests more than enough blood to fill a soda can.
  12. The gastric-brooding frog gives birth through its mouth.
  13. 63 Earths can fit inside Uranus.
  14. There are 1,007 people named James Bond, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
  15. More than 600 women dressed as men in order to fight in the American Civil War.
  16. Oceans cover 71% of the Earth's surface.
  17. Neptune has the strongest winds in the Solar System: 2,100 km/hour (1,304 mph).
  18. 6
    secs.
    is all the time job recruiters spend reviewing each resume.
  19. Australia claims to own the largest territory in Antarctica: 5.8 million sq km (2.2 million sq mi).
  20. Anne Frank's father survived Auschwitz and died in 1980 of lung cancer.
  21. Nelson Mandela and Muammar Gaddafi were close friends.
  22. George Washington is the only U.S. president to have received 100% of the electoral votes.
  23. Revenue from digital music downloads and subscriptions outpaced CD sales in the U.S. for the first time in 2014.
  24. In 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning UK monarch ever, surpassing Queen Victoria.
  25. In 2010, Finland became the first country in the world to make Internet access a legal right.
  26. The skin is 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%.
  27. The last time somebody died from a spider bite in Australia was in 1981.
  28. Abraham Lincoln was shot on Good Friday.
  29. Elvis Presley
    failed
    a music class
    in High School.
  30. Galileo Galilei was Albert Einstein's favorite scientist.
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