1. Mao Zedong killed 45 million people during China's "Great Leap Forward" from 1958 to 1962.
  2. Cambodians working in garment factories such as Adidas and Puma earn about US$ 100 per month.
  3. 1 In 4 Americans thinks the Sun goes around the Earth.
  4. 350,000 Tweets are sent every minute.
  5. 97% of rapists in the U.S. never spend a day in jail for their crime.
  6. Only 1 in 6 Americans can find Ukraine on a map.
  7. Hinduism worships over 33 million gods or demigods.
  8. It is estimated that Genghis Khan killed about 40 million people across Asia and Europe.
  9. The wombat's poop is cubic.
  10. The Mount Everest grows 0.1576 inches (4mm) each year.
  11. The scientific term
    for French kissing
    is cataglottism.
  12. In 31 states of the U.S., Rapists can legally sue for child custody if the rape results in pregnancy.
  13. The first time two men kissed on-screen was in 1927.
  14. The U.S. Government
    created a
    Twitter clone
    for Cubans in 2011.
  15. Every minute, 1.8 million new "likes" are made on Facebook.
  16. The average American spends approximately 90% of the time indoors.
  17. 1.5 million balloons were released simultaneously for the Cleveland Balloonfest of 1986, resulting in damages and lawsuits.
  18. The world's first labour strike was held on the site of a pyramid.
  19. In 2005, A Chinese company used skin harvested from the corpses of executed convicts to develop beauty products for sale in Europe.
  20. Cubans
    were prohibited
    from owning
    cell phones until 2008.
  21. The CIA had a plot to use a depilatory chemical on Fidel Castro to cause his beard to fall out.
  22. The "Shortfin Mako" Shark can accelerate faster than a Porsche.
  23. Between 1525 and 1866, 12.5 million Africans were kidnaped and sold into slavery in the Americas.
  24. 30,000 children took part of a "Children's Crusade" to capture Jerusalem in 1212 AD. Most died in the journey or were sold into slavery.
  25. Ice Age Britons used human skulls as cups.
  26. The brain releases so much
    dopamine during orgasms
    that a brain scan resembles
    that of someone on heroin.
  27. 8 of the 12 host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil are among the 50 most violent cities in the world.
  28. Alcohol doesn't make you forget anything. When you get blackout drunk, the brain temporarily loses the ability to create memories.
  29. The World's most
    valuable brands are
    Apple, Microsoft,
    and Google.
  30. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s original name was Michael Luther King, Jr.
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