1. A "Firenado" is a combination of a fire with a tornado.
  2. The Statue of Liberty has a 35-foot (10,6m) waistline.
  3. Table tennis is China's national sport.
  4. Drinking too much water can cause a
    water intoxication.
  5. The peanut is not a nut, but rather a legume.
  6. No one knows why we need to sleep.
  7. A Colombian woman was raised by monkeys after being kidnaped and abandoned in the jungle as a child.
  8. Chinese consume 50,000 cigarettes every second.
  9. In London,
    it is illegal
    to die
    in the Houses of Parliament.
  10. Alexander Graham Bell's wife and mother were both deaf.
  11. China produces more apples than any other country in the world.
  12. Blue eyes tend to be more sensitive to light.
  13. Las Vegas is home to 17 of the 20 largest hotels in the U.S.
  14. An elephant's pair of tusks may exceed 441 pounds (200 kg).
  15. The speed of sound
    underwater travels nearly
    five times faster
    than it does in the air.
  16. Neptune was the first planet to get its existence predicted by calculations before it was actually seen by a telescope.
  17. The founder of the Mother's Day later fought to have it abolished.
  18. Bubble wrap was originally designed to be used as wallpaper.
  19. Your nails
    are growing 25%
    faster than your
    grandparents' nails did.
  20. Popsicles were invented by an 11-year-old boy.
  21. The summer in Uranus is
    42 years long.
  22. Blondes have more hair than brunettes and redheads.
  23. The fastest nerve impulse travels at about 250 mph.
  24. The world's longest limo is 100ft (30.5m) long.
  25. Tea Bags were first introduced around 1904 in New York.
  26. Inside an astronaut's helmet, there is a velcro patch that serves as a scratcher.
  27. In the UK, all horses, ponies and donkeys must have a horse passport.
  28. In 1938, Hitler was TIME Magazine's Man of the Year.
  29. Airplane food isn't very tasty because our sense of smell and taste decrease from 20 to 50 percent.
  30. 31 Million of Americans skips breakfast every day.
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