1. The porcupine has natural antibiotics in its skin to protect it from infections.
  2. All pandas in the world are on loan from China.
  3. In order for a new wolf cub to urinate, its mother has to massage its belly with her warm tongue.
  4. The space between your eyebrows is called the "glabella."
  5. Bob Marley never won a Grammy while alive. His children collectively won 13.
  6. Every drop of blood inside of you is filtered by your body over 300 times a day.
  7. Newborn babies can only see in black and white for a few months.
  8. 2.6 million Kenyans practice
    the "sport" of naked night-running.
  9. Brass door knobs automatically disinfect themselves after 8 hours.
  10. A man walks about 7% slower when with wives or girlfriends, and speeds up when with other men.
  11. Graca Machel is the only woman to have been first lady of two separate countries: Mozambique and South Africa.
  12. If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.
  13. Every time a woodpecker's beak hits a tree, its head is subject to 1,000 times the force of gravity.
  14. 20,000 children die worldwide every day due to poverty.
  15. Google hired a camel to create the Street View of a desert.
  16. Internet spammers cost society US$20 billion per year, yet only make US$200 million in revenue.
  17. Nazi Joseph Goebbels' wife's descendants are Germany's richest family nowadays.
  18. McDonald's Big Mac is used as an economic index to compare purchasing power between currencies and countries.
  19. China Overtook The U.S. As The World's Largest Economy in 2014.
  20. Less than 1% of what the world spends on weapons was needed to put every child on earth into school by the year 2000.
  21. Medicinal Marijuana is Considered Kosher in Some Cases by Judaism.
  22. 1 in 5,000 babies is born without an anus opening.
  23. In 2008, a Brazilian priest strapped 1,000 balloons to a chair and sent himself up. He was found dead in the sea weeks later.
  24. The first color photograph was taken in 1861.
  25. In 2002, the average user spent 46 minutes on the Internet per day. In 2012, it was 4 hours.
  26. 1.5 million people are killed every year by fumes and smoke from open cooking fires.
  27. The Horse Head used in the movie "The Godfather" was real.
  28. 1.4 billion people (a fifth of humanity) live without electricity.
  29. 51 of the world's 100 wealthiest bodies are corporations.
  30. 7% of religious Americans pray to God about finding a good parking spot.
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