1. In some countries, Sunday is the first day of the week
    while in others it's Monday.
  2. There is a Punctuation mark used to express irony.
  3. In Japan, there's a festival that is a celebration of the penis and fertility.
  4. President Harry Truman's
    middle name
    was just
    the letter "S."
  5. The first car accident occurred in 1891, in Ohio.
  6. Massachusetts is the state that has the most twin births in America.
  7. In 1859, a Scientific American article described chess as a time-waster which mislead and exhausted intellectual energies.
  8. The average volume of farts a person generates per day ranges around 476 to 1491ml.
  9. For many centuries, Chinese women endured a practice where their feet were systematically broken and shaped in such a way that they resembled hooves.
  10. A woodpecker can peck a tree 20 times per second.
  11. Spacesuits are white because it reflects sun's heat so that the astronaut doesn't get too warm.
  12. There's a lizard known as Jesus Christ Lizard due to its ability to run on the water.
  13. Cockroaches get lonely and even become ill if they are left alone for too long.
  14. M&Ms are the best space snacks according to astronauts
  15. The Flat Earth Society is an organization which supports the idea that the Earth is flat instead of an oblate spheroid.
  16. The Towel Day is celebrated every year on 25 May.
  17. Nearly all of the gold on Earth came from meteorites that bombarded the planet over 200 million years after it formed.
  18. Emerson Moser,
    a Crayola's crayon moulder,
    became color blind after
    there for 37 years.
  19. The country with the lowest average IQ is Equatorial Guinea, with an average of 59.
  20. Many species of owls have special flight feathers adapted for silent flight.
  21. Starfish do not have blood. Their blood is actually filtered sea water.
  22. The word "Dinner" comes from the french word "Disner"
    that means "Breakfast".
  23. 2/3
    of the mass of the human body is oxygen.
  24. The word for Silver
    and Money
    are the same
    in 14 languages.
  25. The female firefly has short wings and often can't fly.
  26. Right-handed people tend to chew food on the right side while left-handed tend to chew on the left side.
  27. 11%
    of the Americans disapprove black-white marriages.
  28. From 1965 to 1991, it was forbidden to read Green Eggs and Ham in Maoist China because of its "portrayal of early Marxism”.
  29. Ben and Jerry's workers get three free pints of ice cream every day.
  30. The BBC's first foreign language broadcast was made in Arabic.
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