1. Rats can feel regret.
  2. At their current birth rate, South Koreans will go extinct by 2750.
  3. You can make vegan cheese out of human DNA.
  4. Sharks can be introverts or extroverts.
  5. In 1964, the most common age of death in England and Wales was zero.
  6. Nepal is the country with the highest per-capita number of communist parties on Earth with 18.
  7. Dead passengers on British Airways flights used to be given sunglasses, a vodka and tonic and a copy of the Daily Mail to disguise them from other passengers.
  8. Over 33,000 Ph.D. graduates are receiving public aid in the U.S.
  9. American teachers are allowed to whack children with a paddle in 19 states.
  10. The dark side of the Moon is actually turquoise.
  11. Hillary Clinton hasn't driven a car since 1996.
  12. Elephants can differentiate between men and women, and between different ethnicities, when they hear a voice.
  13. There are more bicycles in Copenhagen, Denmark, than people.
  14. A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions.
  15. Dreams get weirder as the night wears on.
  16. The Pentagon has a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.
  17. Seals like to have sex with penguins.
  18. The runway at the Gibraltar International Airport has a road crossing it.
  19. 86% of holy water tested in Austria contained fecal matter, mostly from people's hands.
  20. You are 3 times more likely to die at work than you are at war, a UN report found.
  21. Using Skype in Ethiopia carries a 15 year maximum jail term.
  22. Norway was ranked the world's #1 country in the 2014 Prosperity Index for wealth and well-being.
  23. Yucatan, Mexico, was named after a misunderstanding. Spaniards asked the locals what was the place called. They replied "Yucatan," which in their language means "I don't understand you."
  24. In 2013, a Zoo in China angered visitors by trying to pass off a Tibetan mastiff dog as a lion.
  25. Netflix employees get unlimited vacation days.
  26. Every year since 1966, the town of Gavle, Sweden, erects a giant straw goat for Christmas, and almost every year, vandals burn it.
  27. 8.6 million people in the U.S. live with a serious illness caused by smoking.
  28. The smallest living dog in terms of length is a chihuahua who measured 15.2 cm (6 in).
  29. In 2014, Germany officially abolished college tuition fees, even for international students.
  30. Swedish wasn't made the official language of Sweden until 2009.
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