1. There is a starfish with 40 arms.
  2. Dalmatian puppies are born
    completely white.
  3. The average high school kid today has the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the early 1950's.
  4. The Atlantic Ocean is big enough to let every person in the US have their own cubic kilometer in it.
  5. Jackie Chan is also a singer. He has produced over 20 albums and sung over 100 songs in over 5 languages.
  6. The Leica Camera company helped hundreds of jews before the Holocaust by hiring, and sending them abroad.
  7. In 2012, Elvis Presley's underwear was auctioned off but no one bought it.
  8. In New York state, there is a very exclusive restaurant that has a 10-year wait list.
  9. The Aztecs used Cacao seeds as a form of currency.
  10. The WW1 ended at 11 o'clock in the morning of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.
  11. In 2007, A Bosnian couple divorced after discovering both had an online affair with each other under fake names.
  12. Ronaldinho's deal with Coca-Cola ended after he was caught sipping a Pepsi in a news conference.
  13. Mark Twain's real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
  14. With 800 languages, New York is the most linguistically diverse city in the world.
  15. Fahrenheit is used as the official temperature scale just in
    the Bahamas, Belize, the Cayman Islands, Palau, and the United States.
  16. The word
    "Scientist"
    first appeared
    in 1833.
  17. A Bonsai Tree planted in 1626 survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and now resides in a U.S. Museum.
  18. More than a third of single Italian men between the ages of 30 and 35 live with their parents.
  19. Stephen Hawking can only speak about one word per minute.
  20. Only a few people have ever survived a rabies infection without a vaccine.
  21. Lions can jump as far as about 36 ft (11 m).
  22. It is believed that sharks first appeared
    420 million years ago.
  23. Dogs and cats only sweat from their footpads and nose.
  24. During WW2, the Oscars' statuettes were made of painted plaster due to a metal shortage.
  25. On average, people spend two weeks a year in the bathroom.
  26. 1/3
    of pet owners let their animals sleep in bed with them.
  27. Bees have
    five eyes.
  28. Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday
  29. Parrots parents name their chicks, and the names follow them for life.
  30. Fox owns the rights to The Simpsons until 2082.
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