1. There's a building project in Berlin, Germany, where they want to build a Christian church, a mosque and a synagogue all in one.
  2. File-sharing is an official religion in Sweden. It holds CTRL+C and CTRL+V as sacred symbols.
  3. You are 14% more likely to die on your birthday than any other day of the year, a study found.
  4. No Egyptian president has left office without being arrested or dying, so far until 2015.
  5. The "99% effective" label on birth control pills means that 1 out of 100 women who use the pill in a year will get pregnant.
  6. Michael Jackson bought the rights to most of The Beatles' music for US$47.5 million in 1985. It's now worth US$450 million.
  7. The U.S. imprisons a larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid.
  8. Only 37.9% of people have access to the Internet once a year or more.
  9. About one million dogs are the primary beneficiary in their owners' wills in the U.S.
  10. The inventor of the Game Boy was originally Nintendo's maintenance man.
  11. The Vulcan salute, used by Mr. Spock on Star Trek, was taken from the Priestly Blessing of Judaism.
  12. If you commit suicide in Japan by jumping in front of a train, the family of the deceased will be charged a disruption fee.
  13. Science Nobel Laureates, U.S. Presidents and NASA astronauts were found to be overwhelmingly first-borns.
  14. Gustave Eiffel had an apartment for himself at the top of the Eiffel Tower.
  15. The only country to protest against the German annexation of Austria of 1938, right before WW2, was Mexico.
  16. Marital infidelity was punishable with jail in South Korea until 2015.
  17. Many of the cars on MTV's "Pimp My Ride" show were in the shop for up to half a year and broke down after they were pimped.
  18. In Italy, "pepperoni" refers to bell peppers. There's no Italian salami by that name.
  19. Google Maps calculates traffic by tracking how fast Android devices are moving on the road.
  20. Left-handed soldiers prepare and throw grenades upside down because of how the safety pin is placed.
  21. During Argentina's dictatorship, opponents were pushed out of planes alive with weights attached to their feet so no bodies would be found as evidence.
  22. The population of Germany is in decline. It has fallen by 2 million in the last decade.
  23. In 1997, three men from Yemen tried to sue NASA for invading Mars, claiming they had inherited it from their ancestors 3,000 years ago.
  24. In professional shooting, Alcohol is considered to be a performance-enhancing drug because it relaxes you and slows your heart rate enough to give you an edge.
  25. The Sagrada Familia church in Spain, has been under construction for over 130 years and it's only expected to be complete by 2026.
  26. Bill Cosby spoke out against giving the death penalty to the man who shot and killed his own son.
  27. The late King Olav V of Norway used public transportation and always paid the tickets.
  28. Jim Carrey used to send funny letters to rapper Tupac Shakur when he was in prison.
  29. Stephen Hawking is 73 years old and has outlived his life expectancy due to ALS by over 50 years.
  30. Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr. and Barbara Walters were all born in the same year.
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