1. The 1976 film “Rocky” was shot in 28 days.
  2. In Japan, Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald due to a lack of a clear "r" sound in Japanese.
  3. When Stephen Hawking was a kid, his nickname was "Einstein".
  4. A man survived 13 months on an island by drinking turtle's blood and rainwater.
  5. An adult elephant requires up to 300 kg of food and 160 litres of water per day.
  6. The blood travels around 12,000 miles (19,000 km) per day.
  7. A sneeze produces as many as 40,000 saliva droplets.
  8. Queen Victoria was the first woman who wore a white dress at her wedding.
  9. Pokemon was banned in Turkey.
  10. The PlayStation is illegal in China.
  11. Bananas are the most popular fruits in the U.S.
  12. Screeched
    is the longest English word with one syllable.
  13. Trichotillomania is the compulsive urge to pull out (and in some cases, eat) one's own hair.
  14. Like all living things, humans are bio­luminescent: We glow.
  15. Astronomer and renowned eclipse chaser J. W. Campbell traveled the world for 50 years trying to see 12 different eclipses. He ran into overcast skies every time.
  16. In some European countries, there are pizza vending machines.
  17. A dollar bill has
    3,000 types of bacteria.
  18. The world's oceans contain nearly 20 million tons of gold.
  19. The average hummingbird's heart rate is more than 1,200 beats per minute.
  20. Cutting boards can be dirtier than toilet seats.
  21. In Washington D.C., the average person spends around 67 hours stuck in traffic each year.
  22. Greenland is the world's largest island.
  23. The Lut Desert in Iran is the hottest place on earth.
  24. Mahatma Gandhi survived 21 days with no food and with only sips of water.
  25. The odds of dying in a car accident are around 1 in 5,000.
  26. Every day in the U.S., more than 100,000 people get a speeding ticket.
  27. Redheads need 20% more of general anesthesia to achieve the same result.
  28. The biggest bill the U.S. issued was a US$ 10,000 bill.
  29. The average man is 4-5 inches taller
    than the average woman.
  30. Doritos was originally born from the tortillas leftovers at Disneyland.
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