1. Americans have invaded Canada twice, in 1775 and 1812. They lost both times.
  2. 70%
    of Americans believe in angels.
  3. La Paz, Bolivia, was the first South American city to get an electricity supply. It was powered by llama dung.
  4. A Taliban leader once listed "jihad" as a skill on social network LinkedIn.
  5. Stephen Hawking has said he would love to play the bad guy in a James Bond movie.
  6. Martha Stewart ended her relationship with Anthony Hopkins after watching him play Hannibal Lecter.
  7. Americans consume 10 billion donuts a year.
  8. 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.
  9. The script of the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" took just 6 days to write.
  10. "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.
  11. Helmets weren't mandatory in the NFL until 1943.
  12. After reviewing all episodes of TV Show "Friends", it has been estimated Joey owed Chandler about US$114,260.
  13. In 2007, deceased rapper Tupac Shakur earned US$9 million. That's more than 50 Cent and Eminem combined.
  14. 80%
    of new businesses in the U.S. fail within the first 18 months of launching.
  15. Due to the new discovery of many brain parasites, scientist now think a Zombie Apocalypse is actually possible.
  16. Most people have fewer friends than their friends have. This is known as the “"friendship paradox".
  17. The average dog is as intelligent as a two-year-old child.
  18. Ted Turner, the founder of CNN, owns 50,000 bison.
  19. In 1999, it was reported in the UK that over 3,000 people were hospitalized after tripping over a laundry basket.
  20. In 2010, the country of Ghana, in Africa, banned the sale of secondhand underwear.
  21. The official Twitter account of @Sweden is given to a random citizen every week to manage.
  22. In Sweden, parents are entitled to 480 days of paid parental leave when a child is born or adopted.
  23. In 2012, a court in Italy ruled that telling a man he has "no balls" is a crime, punishable with a fine.
  24. The country of Liberia, in Africa, was established by U.S. citizens as a colony for former African-American slaves and their free black descendants.
  25. Carrots don't make your eyesight better. That was a lie from the British to cover up their technology from the NAZI during WW2.
  26. Giraffes can go longer without drinking water than camels can.
  27. If the earth didn't have the moon, our days would only be 6 hours long.
  28. Stevie Wonder had his first number one hit song on the Billboard Hot 100 at age 13.
  29. The first private detective agency was started by a criminal.
  30. Spiders can survive for hours underwater by entering a self-induced coma.
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