1. The town of Sugar Land in the U.S. was offered US$500,000 to change its name to SugarDaddie.com.
  2. Slavery was abolished in Saudi Arabia and Yemen as recently as 1962.
  3. When Hitler informed the Czech president of the imminent invasion of his country, he suffered a heart attack and had to be kept awake to sign his surrender.
  4. Almost 40%
    of Vietnamese people
    have the same
    last name: Nguyen.
  5. During the 16th century and until the late 19th, young boys in the Western world wore gowns or dresses up until the age of eight.
  6. Male dolphins are called "bulls", and females "cows".
  7. Giraffes make no sound. Not because they can't, but they choose not to.
  8. Amazonian Butterflies Drink Turtle Tears.
  9. 1 in 4 Facebook users crops vacation photos to hide their bodies.
  10. African-Americans are twice as likely to be shot in the U.S.
  11. 99% of all mobile malware is targeted at Android users.
  12. About 13% of the world's adults (630 million people) say they would like to leave their country and relocate permanently.
  13. There was a "Beard Tax" in Russia, during Peter the Great's Reign, paid by anyone who had a beard.
  14. Ants can lift objects 50 times their own body weight.
  15. Spanish rice is unknown in Spain.
  16. The word "coffee" comes from the Arabic for "wine of the bean".
  17. Cockroaches are among the world's fartiest species.
  18. After watching Star Wars, James Cameron decided to quit his job as a truck driver to enter the film industry.
  19. Christmas was illegal in the U.S. until 1836 as it was considered an Ancient Pagan Holiday.
  20. Beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2013.
  21. The scientific name for the Western lowland gorilla is Gorilla gorilla gorilla.
  22. Snakes can have two heads and fight each other for food.
  23. Lobsters breathe with the gills at the base of their legs.
  24. After Christianity, the largest religious affiliation in the U.S. is Judaism.
  25. "Muhammad" was the most common baby boy name in England and Wales in 2009, 2011 and 2012.
  26. Sandra Bullock won the Oscar and the Golden Raspberry (for worst film) in the same weekend. She collected both.
  27. There's an iPhone App That Helps You Cuddle with Total Strangers.
  28. When George Washington died, Napoleon ordered 10 days of mourning in France.
  29. Microsoft gave the domain Bob.com to a guy named Bob in exchange for Windows2000.com.
  30. 35% of American workers said they would forgo a pay raise in exchange for having their boss fired.
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