1. TV series "The Walking Dead" makes US$8 million per episode.
  2. 1 in 10 Americans thinks HTML --the language of web pages-- is a sexually transmitted disease.
  3. Actor Ashton Kutcher's girlfriend was murdered in 2001 by a serial killer.
  4. The medical term for "butt crack" is "intergluteal cleft."
  5. One jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds throughout the world.
  6. Singer James Blunt might have prevented World War III as a British soldier in Kosovo.
  7. Cows make more milk when listening rock band REM.
  8. At the ocean's deepest point, the water pressure is the equivalent of having 50 jumbo jets piled on top of you.
  9. The sun bear builds a nest for resting or sunbathing in the treetops.
  10. A Bumblebee bat can weigh less than a penny.
  11. The pistol shrimp emits a sound that is louder than a gunshot.
  12. Dragonflies have six legs but can't walk.
  13. In his lifetime, a man spends almost six months shaving.
  14. 21,600
    is how many times a person breathes per day.
  15. -40 degrees Fahrenheit is equal
    to -40 degrees Celsius.
  16. Fish can drown in water.
  17. The first spam message
    came over the wires
    as early as 1864
    through a telegraph.
  18. Elephants normally only sleep 2 or 3 hours each day.
  19. Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the Sun.
  20. Penguins have an organ near the eye that filters salt from the water out of their system.
  21. Bulgarians shake their heads to mean yes and nod for no.
  22. A hippopotamus can open its mouth 180 degrees.
  23. The first American Roller Coaster was built in the mid-1800s.
  24. A wild turkey can run at speeds up to 25 mph.
  25. The largest litter of puppies is 24.
  26. The height of the Eiffel Tower varies by 5.9 inches (15 cm) due to temperature changes.
  27. In Oregon, there's an underground mushroom that covers 2200 acres (880 hectares).
  28. Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees.
  29. A geep is the offspring of a goat with a sheep.
  30. A black hole emits a deep B flat sound.
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