1. Madonna's last name is Ciccone.
  2. Brazil distributes women's breast milk around the country to babies whose mothers can't provide it for them.
  3. "SOS" does not actually stand for anything and is not an abbreviation.
  4. Venus Williams' middle name is "Ebony Starr."
  5. Mark Zuckerberg receives a US$ 1 salary as CEO of Facebook.
  6. 91% of kids in the U.S. are gamers.
  7. A group of rhinos is called a "crash."
  8. Goldfish can distinguish the music of one composer from another.
  9. The White House was originally called "The President's Palace."
  10. Breast Cancer
    kills 450 men
    in the U.S.
    every year.
  11. It takes up to 2,900 gallons of water to make a single pair of jeans.
  12. The University of Victoria offers a course on Beyonce.
  13. Paper money can transport live flu virus for over two weeks.
  14. Tutankhamun was buried with a large supply of clean underwear.
  15. Texas has its own pledge of allegiance.
  16. France uses 12 different time zones, the most of any country in the world.
  17. "Amn't"
    in Irish English
    is a valid contraction
    for "Am not".
  18. There are more colors in a rainbow than there are stars in the Universe or atoms in your body.
  19. There's a Christian church in San Francisco that worships John Coltrane as a Saint and uses his lyrics as prayers.
  20. The CIA ran secret mind control experiments on U.S. citizens from the 1950s until 1973.
  21. Tim Allen was a convicted drug dealer before becoming a famous Comedian.
  22. Sea cucumbers secrete some of their organs out of their anus to fool their predator into thinking they are dead.
  23. During WW2, two polish doctors saved 8,000 Jews from the Holocaust by faking a typhus epidemic that stopped the Nazis entering their town.
  24. In the Philippines there's an island within a lake within an island within a lake within an island within the Pacific Ocean.
  25. Being intolerant of intolerance is called "the paradox of tolerance."
  26. In January 2014, a woman was beaten to death in California over an accidental photobomb.
  27. Henry Ford and Thomas Edison were best friends.
  28. The British coined the term "Soccer" in the late 1800s, not America.
  29. In 1960, two of The Beatles got deported from Germany for lighting a condom on fire.
  30. It is impossible to whistle in a Spacesuit.
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