1. Doctors have successfully implanted laboratory-grown kidneys, noses and vaginas.
  2. Shakespeare's daughter was illiterate.
  3. Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing.
  4. Cold water weighs more
    than hot water.
  5. In Greek mythology,
    it was believed that redheads
    turn into vampires when they die.
  6. The Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. has 365 steps, representing the days of the year.
  7. The Polar Bear's fur is not white but transparent.
  8. A song that gets stuck in your head is called an "earworm".
  9. Sex change surgeries are free under Brazil's public health system since 2008.
  10. In Mexico,
    artists can pay
    their taxes
    with artwork.
  11. A B-25 bomber aircraft crashed into the Empire State Building in 1945 killing 14 people.
  12. A giraffe's neck can measure
    up to 6 feet (1.8 m) long
  13. Bart Simpsons' voice is played by a woman.
  14. California produces 80% of the world's almonds.
  15. Miss Piggy's
    full name is
    Pigathius Lee.
  16. WW2 and the Great Depression helped the popcorn to become a popular snack at movie theaters.
  17. Cheerleading
    started as an
    all-male activity.
  18. 48%
    of Uganda's population is under the age of 14.
  19. 25% Russians die before reaching the age of 55, compared to just 1% in the U.S., and Vodka is to blame.
  20. UPS Delivery Trucks Save 10 Million Gallons of Gas Every Year by Making No Left Turns.
  21. Advertising to children under the age of 12 is illegal in Norway and Sweden.
  22. Twitter's bird is called Larry.
  23. In Australia, Burger King is called "Hungry Jack's".
  24. Charles Chaplin's body was once stolen in 1977 and returned eleven weeks after.
  25. It takes the Solar System about 240 million years to complete one orbit of the Galaxy.
  26. A steady stream of
    minor accomplishments
    makes you
    more satisfied
    with your life than a few major accomplishments.
  27. Construction workers in Brazil cemented a car on a pavement after its driver refused to move it.
  28. Baby cages hanging out the window were used in America in the 1920s.
  29. There's a Spa in Jakarta using pythons to massage clients.
  30. Many Hot springs and public bathhouses in Japan ban customers with tattoos from entering.
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