1. 1.2 million women
    have an abortion
    in the U.S.
    every year.
  2. You can buy hummus flavoured ice cream in Israel.
  3. A Giraffe's legs alone are taller than most humans: about 6 feet (1.81 m).
  4. Abortion Kills More African-Americans Than the Seven Leading Causes of Death Combined.
  5. In 1963, a cat called "Felicette" became the first feline in space.
  6. Ants cannot be seriously injured from impact with the ground after being dropped from any height because they don't have enough mass.
  7. Steve Jobs denied paternity on his first child, Lisa, claiming he was sterile.
  8. Nearly 1 in 10 Americans has severe anger issues and access to guns.
  9. Every 13 minutes, a woman dies from breast cancer in the U.S.
  10. Crack cocaine is considered the most addictive form of cocaine.
  11. 6 in 10 Americans favor the death penalty for convicted murderers.
  12. 37%
    of all pregnancies in New York City end in abortion.
  13. Abraham Lincoln actually hated to be called "Abe."
  14. The Statue of Liberty was meant to be a lighthouse, but it proved to be useless as such.
  15. Uranus
    has only
    two seasons:
    Summer and Winter.
  16. Most of Antarctica is covered in ice: less than 1% is permanently ice-free.
  17. Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is built on 14 islands, and the city centre is virtually situated on the water.
  18. Every resident of Alaska gets an annual "oil royalty check", a payment representing their share of revenue from Alaskan oil. In 2008, it was US$2,069.
  19. Purple is known as a ‘royal' color because it was the hardest dye to extract, as it came from sea snails, so only the royalty could afford it.
  20. Albert Einstein considered himself an agnostic, not an atheist.
  21. Male ants do not have fathers because unfertilized eggs become males while fertilized eggs become females.
  22. Iran has one of the largest rates of brain drain in the world. Up to 180,000 specialists leave the country every year.
  23. Bob Marley was seen as a "white man" in his native Jamaica, due to having a British father. He suffered racism and discrimination when growing up.
  24. Banana ketchup is popular in the Philippines.
  25. Government officials in Lionel Messi's hometown in Argentina have banned parents from naming their children "Messi."
  26. Every 9.5 minutes, someone becomes infected with HIV in the U.S.
  27. 2,000 babies were named Beyonce between 1998 and 2013 in the U.S.
  28. London has 72 billionaires, the most of any city.
  29. Kate Middleton is credited with boosting the UK economy by £1 billion in 2012.
  30. Over half of the world's population is under 30 years old.
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