1. Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37% fewer mistakes.
  2. 1 out of every 8 Americans is from California.
  3. French was the official language of England for over 300 years.
  4. svangerskabsforebyggende middel
    is a Danish word for "condom."
  5. Mexico City boasts the largest taxi fleet in the world with 100,000 taxis running every day.
  6. American flags made in China are banned in the U.S. Military.
  7. Microsoft has created 3 billionaires and an estimated 12,000 millionaires.
  8. 3% of Americans still have a dial-up Internet connection.
  9. Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption were all in theatres at the same time in October of 1994.
  10. Modern Satanists believe the devil is a freethinking hero who rejected a capricious, domineering ruler in favor of free will.
  11. Netflix monitors illegal downloads to decide which shows to purchase.
  12. In the 16th century, England punished vagabonds with two years of servitude for the first offence and death penalty for the second.
  13. Sylvester the Cat has won 3 Academy Awards.
  14. In 1789, New York City became the first national capital of the U.S. for a year.
  15. Adam Rainer is the only person ever to be both a dwarf and a giant. At 18, he was 4'6” (138 cm); at 50 he was 7'8” (233.7 cm).
  16. Ice cream actually makes your body warmer because of its fat content.
  17. Rio de Janeiro was once the capital of Portugal,
    making it the only European capital outside of Europe.
  18. Next to Warsaw,
    the world's largest
    Polish population
    is in New York.
  19. 80% of 10-Year-Old Girls Surveyed in the U.S. Have Been On Diet.
  20. Rain contains vitamin B12.
  21. Kobe Bryant was named after the famous beef of Kobe, Japan, which his parents saw on a restaurant menu.
  22. A "butt" was a Medieval unit of measure for wine.
  23. During photosynthesis, plants emit light, called fluorescence, that humans can't see.
  24. The International Space Station is about the size of a football field.
  25. Hot water can freeze faster than
    cold water, in some circumstances.
  26. Shakespeare invented about 1,700 words that we use today.
  27. 35% of Saudi women stay in prison even after their term because they are rejected by their families.
  28. The room of a WW1 French soldier is still untouched since 1918.
  29. In 1997, James Cameron saved Guillermo del Toro's father from Mexican kidnappers by paying the US$1 million ransom.
  30. Owls turn their heads almost 360 degrees (a complete circle) but they cannot move their eyes.
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