1. You are more likely to die in the taxi cab on the way to and from the airport than on the flight itself.
  2. In 2013, a Belgian chocolate maker changed its name from "Italo Suisse," to "ISIS." In 2014, it had to change it again.
  3. Jackie Chan's family was so poor he was almost sold to a wealthy British Couple when he was still a baby.
  4. Since 2007, several detached human feet have been found on the coasts of British Columbia (Canada) and Washington (U. S.)
  5. Genital injuries in the U.S. send 16,000 people to emergency care each year.
  6. U.S. Presidents have the authority to declare war without the consent of Congress if the U.S. is attacked.
  7. There is a city called "Batman" in Turkey.
  8. Originally, BMW was an aircraft engine manufacturer.
  9. Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37% fewer mistakes.
  10. 1 out of every 8 Americans is from California.
  11. French was the official language of England for over 300 years.
  12. svangerskabsforebyggende middel
    is a Danish word for "condom."
  13. Mexico City boasts the largest taxi fleet in the world with 100,000 taxis running every day.
  14. American flags made in China are banned in the U.S. Military.
  15. Microsoft has created 3 billionaires and an estimated 12,000 millionaires.
  16. 3% of Americans still have a dial-up Internet connection.
  17. Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump and The Shawshank Redemption were all in theatres at the same time in October of 1994.
  18. Modern Satanists believe the devil is a freethinking hero who rejected a capricious, domineering ruler in favor of free will.
  19. Netflix monitors illegal downloads to decide which shows to purchase.
  20. In the 16th century, England punished vagabonds with two years of servitude for the first offence and death penalty for the second.
  21. Sylvester the Cat has won 3 Academy Awards.
  22. In 1789, New York City became the first national capital of the U.S. for a year.
  23. Adam Rainer is the only person ever to be both a dwarf and a giant. At 18, he was 4'6” (138 cm); at 50 he was 7'8” (233.7 cm).
  24. Ice cream actually makes your body warmer because of its fat content.
  25. Rio de Janeiro was once the capital of Portugal,
    making it the only European capital outside of Europe.
  26. Next to Warsaw,
    the world's largest
    Polish population
    is in New York.
  27. 80% of 10-Year-Old Girls Surveyed in the U.S. Have Been On Diet.
  28. Rain contains vitamin B12.
  29. Kobe Bryant was named after the famous beef of Kobe, Japan, which his parents saw on a restaurant menu.
  30. A "butt" was a Medieval unit of measure for wine.
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