1. 90% of the world's population lives in the Northern Hemisphere.
  2. Abraham Lincoln dreamt of his assassination before it happened.
  3. Sheep can recognize facial expressions and they really like smiles.
  4. During Islam's Golden Age, scientists were paid the equivalent of what pro athletes are paid today.
  5. 68%
    of women say they would have an affair if they knew they could get away with it.
  6. The state of Washington may still execute prisoners by hanging.
  7. It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
  8. Leif Erikson is regarded as the first European to land in North America, nearly 500 years before Columbus.
  9. 1 out of 10 People Weren't Fathered By The Man They Believe Is Dad.
  10. Mexico once had
    3 presidents in 1 day.
  11. People with lower IQs are more likely to be racist and homophobic, according to a study.
  12. Facebook loses almost US$25,000
    for every minute it's down.
  13. As late as 1850, most shoes were made on absolutely straight lasts, with no difference between the right and the left shoe.
  14. People normally fart 8 to 20 times per day.
  15. A 2013 survey found 7% of Americans believe the moon landing was a hoax.
  16. Chinese courts have a 99.99% conviction rate, as measured in 2009.
  17. 35,000 people die every year in the U.S. from the flu or its complications.
  18. 90% of Americans live within 15 minutes of a Wal-Mart.
  19. Budweiser is named after a town in Czech Republic.
  20. Half of all food is wasted worldwide.
  21. Constipation-related health-care costs total US$6.9 billion per year in the U.S.
  22. Holocaust denial is either implicitly or explicitly a crime in 17 countries, including Germany and Austria.
  23. Koalas are excellent swimmers.
  24. When the Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.
  25. Alaska has a sand desert with dunes over 150 feet (45 m) high.
  26. A rat can fall from a 5 story building without injuries.
  27. A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born.
  28. Of modern countries currently independent, New Zealand was the first to allow women the vote.
  29. The area where military personnel socializes and eat is called a "mess".
  30. 91%
    of Americans lie regularly.
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