1. In French, a
    walkie-talkie is called talkie-walkie.
  2. The Sea Anemone looks like a flower, but it's actually a carnivorous animal that eats small fish and shrimp.
  3. Over 600,000 people bungee jumped from the Bloukrans River Bridge, the world's highest jump at 216m (708 ft).
  4. Married women among the Dogon people of West Africa would publicly pursue extramarital relationships with encouragement from their mothers.
  5. In Japan, there's a building with a highway passing through it.
  6. One-third of Italians have never used the Internet.
  7. Drone Pilots are found to get stress disorders much as those in Combat do.
  8. Women look their oldest at 3:30pm every Wednesday.
  9. The practice of eating horseflesh is called hippophagy.
  10. There are more Facebook users from the U.S.
    than U.S. citizens that voted in the last election.
  11. Hot drinks taste different according to the cup colour.
  12. The first magazine ever seen was launched in 1663 in Germany.
  13. The Bible is available in 2,454 languages.
  14. The Ayapaneco language was at risk of dying out because its last two speakers wouldn't speak to each other.
  15. The airplane's pilot and copilot eat different meals just in case one causes food poisoning.
  16. There are beers made out of fossils.
  17. Phil Collins divorced his second wife by fax.
  18. Boys are nearly five times more likely
    than girls to have autism.
  19. The lion from MGM is called
    "Leo the Lion".
  20. Sea shells were once commonly used in many parts of the world as money.
  21. The French guillotine was used for the
    last time in 1977.
  22. Israel spent a total of just
    US$1250 to lobby America in 2013
    while the United Arab Emirates spent US$14.2 million.
  23. The U.S. has no official language.
  24. In 2012, Humans generated over 49 million tons of electronic waste.
  25. The oldest person to bungee jump was
    96 years old.
  26. Delivery drivers of Domino's pizza
    travel the equivalent of
    41 trips to the moon
    each week in the U.S. alone.
  27. There are no Wal-Marts in New York City.
  28. When Stephen Hawking was 21 years old, doctors gave him a life expectancy of two years more.
  29. A soldier assigned to a commissioned officer as a personal servant is called a Batman.
  30. If all the blood vessels of the human body are laid end to end, they would round the world almost 2.5 times.
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