1. Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's official title was "His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular."
  2. Pope Leo XIII carried a hip flask full of wine infused with cocaine.
  3. In the Land of the Pharaohs of Egypt, beer was the national currency.
  4. In WW2, the U.S. and New Zealand secretly tested 3,700 "tsunami bombs" designed to destroy coastal cities.
  5. Lesotho, in Africa, is the only country on Earth to lie completely above 1000 meters in elevation.
  6. Tanzania, Africa, has one of the world's highest rates of Albinism. Albinos are often hunted by witch doctors to make potions.
  7. The first cloned cat was called "CC", short for "Carbon Copy."
  8. Robert Oppenheimer, "the father of the atomic bomb," tried to kill his university tutor with a poisoned apple.
  9. Newborn rats can survive underwater for 40 minutes.
  10. The world record for holding one's breath underwater is 22 minutes.
  11. In 2012, Singapore, a country of 5 million people, went 80 days in which not a single robbery or theft was recorded.
  12. 1 out of every 21 New Yorkers is a millionaire.
  13. The New York Times wrote an article about every single 9/11 victim.
  14. The battery of an Apple Macbook could save you from a gunshot: it's bulletproof.
  15. 83%
    of prostitutes have Facebook accounts.
  16. Facebook has a feature that lets you designate who will manage your account after you die.
  17. For Valentine's Day, a poll found men spend an average of US$154 on fiances while they spend US$136 on wives.
  18. Flamingos are monogamous and lay only a single egg per year.
  19. The Chinese smoking population is higher than the entire population of the U.S.
  20. In 1995, a 6-year-old Tibetan boy was named the eleventh Panchen Lama. He was detained by China and never seen again.
  21. 34% of single people find it most romantic when their date plans a surprise activity for the first date, a survey found.
  22. Metallica is the first and only band to play on all seven continents.
  23. Most fashion models are thinner than 98% of American women.
  24. There are more ways to shuffle a deck of cards than there are atoms on Earth.
  25. The dates 4/4, 6/6, 8/8, 10/10, and 12/12 all fall on the same day of the week.
  26. For every US$1000 of music sold, the average musician makes just US$23.40.
  27. In 2012, a couple invited Queen Elizabeth II to their wedding as a joke, and she turned up.
  28. Samsung Smart TV sends a recording of everything you speak in front of it to a third party, according to its privacy policy.
  29. The German WW1 officer that recommended Hitler for an Iron Cross was Jewish. He was later arrested, then released by the SS once they discovered his identity.
  30. Police Departments in Canada give out "positive tickets" when they see people doing something positive.
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