1. Female-named hurricanes kill more than male hurricanes because people don't respect them, a study found.
  2. An average of 3,796 diapers are used by Babies before growing up.
  3. Octopuses are eaten alive in Korea.
  4. The earliest known case of Down's Syndrome is a 1,500 years old skeleton.
  5. FIFA has more member countries than the U.N.
  6. Drug possession and trafficking are punished in Singapore with the death penalty.
  7. Greece is the number one consumer
    of vegetables per capita in the world.
  8. The Truman Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which patients believe they're living in a reality TV show.
  9. Harvard College's median grade is an A-.
  10. After Michael Jackson's death hit the news, he was mentioned in a rate of 5,000 tweets per minute.
  11. Charlie Sheen once bought 2,600 seats at a baseball game so he could catch a home run ball.
  12. Around 24 billion pairs of chopsticks are used in Japan each year.
  13. 80%
    of the world's pain pills are consumed in the United States.
  14. In Finland, slot machines are monopolized by a non-profit company that gives all its earnings to charity.
  15. One of the reasons the WWF chose the Panda as their logo was to
    save printing costs.
  16. Sand Castle Consultants can make as much as US$6,000 a week.
  17. North Koreans watched the 2014 World Cup on a 24-hour delay.
  18. Snoop Dogg once tried to rent Liechtenstein at US$70,000 a night.
  19. A "moment" was a medieval unit of time. One hour had 40 moments.
  20. African elephants have the best sense of smell in the animal kingdom.
  21. The average American who switches from beef to pork would reduce the equivalent of 1,200 pounds (545 kg) of carbon dioxide a year.
  22. Swearing gives you a sense of calm, control, and well-being.
  23. 15 fictional characters own a star in Hollywood's Hall of fame.
  24. In the late 1920s, Lucky Strikes sold the cigarettes as a route to thinness for women. The sales increased by more than 300%.
  25. Kazakhstan is named after independence: ‘Kazakh' means ‘independent man'.
  26. There are more English words beginning with the letter "s" than with any other letter.
  27. In 2013, Belgium issued a limited edition of
    chocolate flavored stamps.
  28. 54%
    of the people suffer from "nomophobia", the fear of having no mobile phone.
  29. The word "shit" was said on British TV for the first time in the late 1960s.
  30. Robert F. Kennedy attended nearly a dozen schools and failed the third grade.
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