1. The first Russian child to receive the vaccine against smallpox was called "Vaccinov," given a pension and observed all his life.
  2. The Mall of America is owned by Canadians.
  3. The numbers on a roulette wheel add to 666.
  4. Shakespeare directly mentions America only once.
  5. C.S. Lewis, Aldous Huxley, and John F. Kennedy died on the same day.
  6. Denver International Airport is larger than Manhattan.
  7. American Express was founded as an express mail business, 100 years before its first credit card.
  8. There's only one
    humpback whale
    known in the world.
  9. Male puppies are gentlemen. While play-fighting, they'll let the female puppies win on purpose.
  10. The Beatles refused to play in front of segregated audiences in America.
  11. Crows make tools, play tricks on each other, and caw among kin in a dialect all their own.
  12. If everyone lived as densely as the do in Manhattan, the human race could fit in New Zealand.
  13. 823 same-sex couples were married in New York City on the first day that same-sex marriage was legal state-wide.
  14. At 109.9 decibels, Guinness World Record Paul Hunn can burp louder than a lawn mower engine.
  15. At a spending rate of $1 million a day, it would take Bill Gates 218 years to spend all his money.
  16. You have a 1 in 200 chance of being a direct descendant of Genghis Khan.
  17. There are more life forms living on your skin than there are people on the planet.
  18. There are over 4 times more vacant houses than homeless people in the U.S.
  19. 90% of the world's population lives in the Northern Hemisphere.
  20. Abraham Lincoln dreamt of his assassination before it happened.
  21. Sheep can recognize facial expressions and they really like smiles.
  22. During Islam's Golden Age, scientists were paid the equivalent of what pro athletes are paid today.
  23. 68%
    of women say they would have an affair if they knew they could get away with it.
  24. The state of Washington may still execute prisoners by hanging.
  25. It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
  26. Leif Erikson is regarded as the first European to land in North America, nearly 500 years before Columbus.
  27. 1 out of 10 People Weren't Fathered By The Man They Believe Is Dad.
  28. Mexico once had
    3 presidents in 1 day.
  29. People with lower IQs are more likely to be racist and homophobic, according to a study.
  30. Facebook loses almost US$25,000
    for every minute it's down.
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