1. 43%
    of the world's olive oil production is done in Spain.
  2. Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S. President at 6-foot-4.
  3. Norway owns an uninhabited frozen island located halfway between Africa and Antarctica.
  4. Spaniard double agent Joan Pujol Garcia had the rare distinction of receiving an Iron Cross from the Germans and an MBE from the British during WW2.
  5. If the Eiffel Tower was built today, it would cost about US$31 million.
  6. 99% of Denmark's Jews survived the Holocaust because the Danish organized a massive evacuation to neutral Sweden.
  7. Steve Jobs once called Google to tell them the yellow gradient in the second "O" of their logo wasn't quite right.
  8. In 2010, a 2-year-old boy from Indonesia, Ardi Rizal, made headlines for having a 40-a-day smoking habit.
  9. The goliath tigerfish is a fish that eats small crocodiles.
  10. Spain has two major exclaves, Ceuta and Melilla, in mainland Africa.
  11. The first Friday of June is National Donut Day in the U.S.
  12. There's a plant, native to Australia, that will make you vomit in pure agony just by touching it. The sting is potent enough to kill humans and horses.
  13. A robotic fish was accepted by other fish and became their leader during an experiment by NYU.
  14. Pollution kills more than 1 million seabirds and 100 million mammals every year.
  15. The richest man in India, Mukesh Ambani, built a home valued at US$1 billion. It's a 27-story building with 3 helipads, a 6-floor car park, a staff of 600, a 4-storey hanging garden and a cinema.
  16. In Ancient Egypt, men could take time off of work to care for menstruating wives and daughters.
  17. In 1977, Argentina sent a pregnant mother to Antarctica in an effort to claim a portion of the continent. The boy became the first human known to be born in Antarctica.
  18. 1 in 112,994 surgeries in the U.S. is performed on the wrong person or body part.
  19. In 1898, 14 years before the Titanic sank, author Morgan Robertson wrote a book about an "unsinkable" ship called the "Titan" that crashed into an iceberg and sank.
  20. Air pollution causes lung cancer and is also linked to an increased risk for bladder cancer.
  21. Netflix has over 76,000 categories, including "Cool Mustaches" and "Imaginative Time Travel Movies from the 1980s."
  22. There's an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. The museum is only open 12 hours per year.
  23. Neptune was mathematically predicted before it was directly observed, based on the orbit of Uranus.
  24. Abraham Lincoln's coffin has been moved 17 times and opened 5 times.
  25. During London's "Great Smog" of 1952, between 4,000 and 12,000 people died in a few days due to air pollution.
  26. The largest iceberg ever measured is bigger than Jamaica: 11,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi). It broke away from Antarctica in 2000.
  27. 6%
    of doctors in the U.S. are happy with their jobs.
  28. Judaism arrived in India 2500 years ago with no recorded instances of anti-Semitism from the local populace ever since.
  29. In Bhutan, marijuana was only ever used to feed pigs before the advent of TV.
  30. The coldest place on Earth is a high ridge in Antarctica where temperatures can dip below -133°F (-93.2°C).
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