1. Jamaica, Colombia and St Lucia are the only countries where a woman is more likely to be a boss than a man.
  2. Some 15,152 types of life forms, from insects to bacteria, have been identified on the New York subway.
  3. A baby is born on its predicted due date just 4% of the time.
  4. YouTube star Grumpy Cat earned more money than Oscar-Winning Actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2014.
  5. Men are less promiscuous when women are scarce.
  6. The Islamic State levies a 50% tax rate.
  7. President Obama used to call UK's PM David Cameron "bro".
  8. The athletic performance of early risers peaks at noon.
  9. 60% of billionaires made their wealth themselves.
  10. In Florida, it's against the law for a person to appear in public clothed in liquid latex.
  11. More money is stolen by employers from employees in the U.S. each year than is stolen in robberies, burglaries, larcenies and auto thefts combined.
  12. You can only see
    a rainbow
    if your back
    is to the Sun.
  13. Aristotle believed rainbows had only three colors.
  14. Fleas can live for a year without eating.
  15. The AD/BC dating system was devised by a monk called Dennis the Small.
  16. Americans have invaded Canada twice, in 1775 and 1812. They lost both times.
  17. 70%
    of Americans believe in angels.
  18. La Paz, Bolivia, was the first South American city to get an electricity supply. It was powered by llama dung.
  19. A Taliban leader once listed "jihad" as a skill on social network LinkedIn.
  20. Stephen Hawking has said he would love to play the bad guy in a James Bond movie.
  21. Martha Stewart ended her relationship with Anthony Hopkins after watching him play Hannibal Lecter.
  22. Americans consume 10 billion donuts a year.
  23. Today's British accent first appeared among London's upper class around the time of the American Revolution. Before that, the British accent was similar to that of Americans.
  24. The script of the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" took just 6 days to write.
  25. "101 Dalmatians" was based on a book that had a sequel called "The Starlight Barking" in which dogs could fly and meet an alien dog.
  26. Helmets weren't mandatory in the NFL until 1943.
  27. After reviewing all episodes of TV Show "Friends", it has been estimated Joey owed Chandler about US$114,260.
  28. In 2007, deceased rapper Tupac Shakur earned US$9 million. That's more than 50 Cent and Eminem combined.
  29. 80%
    of new businesses in the U.S. fail within the first 18 months of launching.
  30. Due to the new discovery of many brain parasites, scientist now think a Zombie Apocalypse is actually possible.
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