1. England is smaller than
    the state of Florida.
  2. In Beijing, there are vending machines where you can buy your subway ticket by inserting plastic bottles.
  3. The world's largest swimming pool is so big (66M gallons) you can even sail boats on it.
  4. In Alaska, there's a pizza place that delivers the pizza by plane.
  5. There are more chickens
    than people
    in the world.
  6. In 1893, an amendment was
    proposed to rename the U.S. into
    the "United States of the Earth".
  7. In 2011, a 61-year-old woman gave birth to her own grandson. The baby was conceived with an egg donated by her 35-year-old daughter.
  8. The "eye for an eye" principle is not interpreted literally in Judaism, but as a proportional monetary compensation.
  9. When eating noodles in Japan, slurping loudly indicates the food is delicious. It is considered rude not to slurp.
  10. Before the mid-19th century, dentures were commonly made with teeth pulled from the mouths of dead soldiers.
  11. Forgetting is good for the brain: deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity.
  12. Married couples get angry and mean towards one another when their blood sugar is low.
  13. US$1 in every US$5 paid in taxes in the U.S. goes to defense.
  14. Almost 1 in 5 Americans has been hacked.
  15. The average car in Britain is parked for 96% of the time.
  16. The population of Jews in the world is similar to the margin of error in the Chinese census.
  17. Every minute,
    2 million searches are performed on Google.
  18. 1 in every 6 women
    has been the victim
    of sexual assault
    in the U.S.
  19. 64% of World's Extreme Poor Live in Just 5 Countries: India, China, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Congo.
  20. Ships today are more likely to encounter an iceberg than the Titanic was.
  21. 44%
    of registered Twitter users have never tweeted.
  22. Amazon.com offers its employees up to US$5,000 to quit their jobs.
  23. Doctors have successfully implanted laboratory-grown kidneys, noses and vaginas.
  24. Shakespeare's daughter was illiterate.
  25. Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing.
  26. Cold water weighs more
    than hot water.
  27. In Greek mythology,
    it was believed that redheads
    turn into vampires when they die.
  28. The Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. has 365 steps, representing the days of the year.
  29. The Polar Bear's fur is not white but transparent.
  30. A song that gets stuck in your head is called an "earworm".
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