1. Famous soccer player Mario Balotelli is an Italian, born to immigrants from Ghana, raised by a Jewish mother.
  2. Madonna is the world's richest recording artist.
  3. If Texas were a nation, it would be the world's 7th largest oil producer.
  4. Christianity is severely persecuted in at least 27 countries.
  5. Egypt is the most populated country in Middle East and has the world's largest Arab population.
  6. 3 dogs survived the Titanic sinking out of 12 canines on board.
  7. Judaism believes in another Torah (Bible) that Moses passed down orally in an unbroken chain from generation to generation for 1,400 years.
  8. Possessing Bibles, watching South Korean movies and distributing pornography may be punished with death in North Korea.
  9. Uranus was originally called "George's Star" (Georgium Sidus).
  10. Corn can grow in multiple colors by mixing special seeds.
  11. The top six crops in the world, wheat, corn, rice, barley, sorghum and soy, are all fruits in the botanical sense of the word.
  12. The world's first underground park will be inaugurated in 2018 in New York.
  13. Less than 7 in every 100 people on earth have a college degree.
  14. About 200 Christmas trees catch fire every year in the U.S.
  15. Mars is red because it is covered in rust (iron oxide).
  16. Viagra was developed with the intention of relieving chest pain and its side effect was accidental.
  17. Pencil sales increased 700% in the year after Sudoku became popular.
  18. Humans can live unprotected in space for about 30 seconds if they don't hold their breath.
  19. The World's deadliest sniper ever, Simo Hayha, had 505 confirmed kills in less than 100 days during the Winter War.
  20. It would take the average person walking nonstop approximately 347 days to walk around the world.
  21. In the U.S., you can run for president while in prison.
  22. Salvador Dali believed he was his dead brother's reincarnation.
  23. The average British male drives an extra 276 miles (444 KM) a year because he won't stop to ask for directions.
  24. The people of the U.S. are collectively overweight by a total of about 4 billion pounds.
  25. Steve Jobs was awarded 141 new patents since his death.
  26. Marilyn Monroe's real name was Norma Jean Mortensen.
  27. 20% of office coffee mugs contain fecal bacteria.
  28. The only thing left on Bill Gates' bucket list is not to die.
  29. The founders of ADIDAS and PUMA were both NAZI.
  30. Women live longer than men
    partly because their immune systems age more slowly.
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