1. Many claim that a genocide was committed in Australia against its native people from 1910 to 1970 in an effort to create a "white Australia."
  2. French grammarian Dominique Bouhours last words were: "I am about to —or I am going to— die: either expression is correct."
  3. A serial killer convicted of raping and murdering 110 girls was released after just 14 years. Today, his whereabouts are unknown.
  4. Until the 19th century, the English word for actors was "hypocrites."
  5. The praying mantis has only one ear, which is located between its legs.
  6. The Turkish
    for
    "ski"
    is "kayak".
  7. In Oklahoma, it's illegal to take a bite out of another person's hamburger.
  8. Every year, life expectancy increases by 3 months.
  9. The First World War officially ended on October 3, 2010.
  10. Justin Bieber has more followers on Twitter than Spain has people.
  11. More than a third of the world's smokers are Chinese.
  12. 1 in 5 Americans believes that the world will end in their lifetime.
  13. A German woman, Veronica Seider, has a visual acuity 20 times better than average. She can identify people at a distance of more than a mile (1.6 km).
  14. For a million years, the human population of the Earth was less than 26,000.
  15. Most antibiotics are made from bacteria.
  16. The Hundred Years' War lasted for 116 years.
  17. A new skyscraper is built in China every five days.
  18. 99% of all the species that have ever lived are now extinct.
  19. Viruses can get viruses.
  20. Almost any domestic cat can run faster than Usain Bolt.
  21. You can get the age of any celebrity by typing How.Old.Is/Name on your address bar, for example: how.old.is/Miley Cyrus.
  22. If you eat a polar bear liver, you'll die. Humans can't handle that much vitamin A.
  23. There is a French company that you can hire to kidnap you. They charge US$1600.
  24. Bank robber
    John Dillinger
    played
    professional baseball.
  25. Before Nazis used the salute commonly referred to as the ‘Hitler Salute,' Americans did it while saying the Pledge of Allegiance.
  26. Farting helps reduce high blood pressure and is good for your health.
  27. A man was jailed and fined US$1500 in Oregon, U.S.A., for collecting rainwater because it is considered ‘property of the state'.
  28. Over 80,000 people graduated from McDonald's Hamburger University with a bachelor's degree in hamburgerology.
  29. The longest prison sentence ever requested was 384,912 years of jail, against a 22-year-old postman accused of failing to deliver 42,768 letters.
  30. Every year, 1,000 letters arrive in Jerusalem, Israel, addressed to God.
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