1. In 1944, a 14-year-old African-American was executed in the U.S. after a quick 2-hour trial with little evidence.
  2. There's a beach in the Maldives that has a glowing blue tide at night.
  3. Atomic bomb tests were a major tourist attraction in Las Vegas during the 1950s.
  4. After the attack on Pearl Harbor during WW2, Canada declared war on Japan before the U.S. did.
  5. Isaac Newton was a Member of Parliament for a year and said only one sentence: he asked a nearby usher to close an open window.
  6. Four of Freud's sisters died during the Holocaust in Nazi concentration camps.
  7. Beyonce is now the most Grammy-nominated woman of all time.
  8. North Korea's space agency is called "NADA", which in Spanish means "nothing."
  9. Illegal immigration from Mexico to the U.S. has decreased by 80% since 2000.
  10. NYC homeowners can request that a tree be planted outside their homes for free.
  11. When Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, he carried with him a piece of the Wright brothers' first airplane.
  12. The chemical elements that make up your body are worth around US$160.
  13. Over a million selfies are taken every day.
  14. In the U.S., the typical home of 2.6 people has an average of 24 gadgets.
  15. You're 1,000 times more likely to be killed by an asteroid than to win the lottery.
  16. Newton was secretly an Alchemist.
  17. The citizens of Monaco are forbidden to enter the gaming rooms of the city's casinos. Identity documents are checked at the door to enforce this.
  18. The world's fastest street-legal production car is the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, at 267 mph (431 km/h).
  19. Stephen Hawking once held a party for time travelers, but sent the invitation out after the party ended.
  20. When the movie "Clue" was shown in theaters in 1985, each theater was given 1 of 3 possible endings.
  21. Night vision goggles are green because the human eye can differentiate more shades of green than any other color.
  22. Napoleon was taller than Lenin and Stalin.
  23. In 2011, a 17-year old kid murdered his parents and hid their bodies in a locked bedroom so he could throw a huge house party.
  24. Over a million people acquire a sexually transmitted infection every day.
  25. Whatsapp is cited in nearly half of all Italian divorce proceedings.
  26. In the U.S.,
    There Are
    328 People
    Named “Abcde”.
  27. To our eyes, in space, the sun would appear white, not yellow.
  28. Music video 'Gangnam Style' was so popular, it broke YouTube's view counter, which had to be upgraded.
  29. Freud never quit smoking despite having over 30 cancer surgeries because of it.
  30. Picasso's second wife was 27 years old while he was 79.
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