1. The U.S. has only won the World Baseball Cup 4 times while Cuba has won it 25 times.
  2. Some 5,500 WW2 bombs are discovered in Germany every year and defused, an average of 15 per day.
  3. The U.S. / Canada Border is the longest international border in the world and it lacks military defense.
  4. The biggest Japanese community outside of Japan is in Brazil.
  5. All prisoners in Norway have internet in their cells.
  6. The average cloud weighs about as much as 100 elephants.
  7. Social network Bebo was bought by AOL for US$850 million. 5 years later, the original owners bought it back for US$1 million.
  8. Google prefers dogs to cats. Their official code of conduct specifically states they are a dog company.
  9. 54% Americans can't swim well enough to save themselves.
  10. Many commercial pilots use iPads in the cockpit as a replacement for traditional paper manuals.
  11. South Africans can legally attach flamethrowers to cars to repel carjackers.
  12. Concentration camps were first used by the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War.
  13. A Filipino man crucified himself 27 times on Good Friday since 1985 as an oath to God.
  14. Tortoises Orbited the Moon Before Astronauts Did: They Were Sent to Test a Russian Space Probe.
  15. The idea for Google came to his founder as a dream that woke him up in the middle of the night.
  16. During the 7th century B.C., ancient Roman "vestal virgins" were required to keep their hymens intact as proof of virginity until age 30 or they would be buried alive.
  17. There are more than 400 million fewer European birds now than there were 30 years ago.
  18. The cartoonist behind "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog" made over US$50,000 from its reprinting.
  19. If you use iTunes, you have already agreed not to use Apple products to create nuclear weapons.
  20. In 2009, a 10-year-old British girl tried to sell her grandmother on eBay.
  21. "Friendstalker" was one of the early names considered for Twitter.
  22. There is high-speed Internet on the moon: 19 MBPS.
  23. There is no single food that provides all the nutrients that humans need, except for breast milk.
  24. The Great Wall of China is not visible from space, but China's air pollution is.
  25. There are no terrestrial (land) snakes in New Zealand.
  26. Sign Language is one of three official languages of New Zealand.
  27. In Russia, during times of economic disparity or high inflation, teachers can be paid in Vodka.
  28. Rich people in China hire body doubles to serve their prison sentence.
  29. The average chocolate bar contains 8 insect parts.
  30. Pandas can poop
    up to
    40 times
    a day.
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