1. Bald eagles have around 7,000 feathers.
  2. Philadelphia was the first capital
    of the United States.
  3. Above the Supreme Court, there is a basketball court nicknamed "the highest court in the land".
  4. The Bible, Steve Jobs' Bio, and the Hunger Games, are the most highlighted kindle books ever.
  5. The pheromone in mice responsible for attracting female mice was called “Darcin” after Mr. Darcy from “Pride and Prejudice”.
  6. In England, you may urinate anywhere in public, including inside a policeman's helmet if you are pregnant.
  7. In Texas, it is legal to kill BigFoot if you ever find it.
  8. Canada has the largest coastline in the world.
  9. In Portland, Oregon, 7.8 million gallons of drinking water were drained because a man peed on it.
  10. Philematology
    is the science of kissing.
  11. The Ancient Greeks exercised naked.
  12. The idea of creating Netflix came after his creator got a late fee of about US$40 for Apollo 13.
  13. There can be yellow, pink, purple, black and even white tomatoes.
  14. 24 rabbits that were introduced to Australia in 1859 had multiplied in number to over 2 million in ten years.
  15. One of the smallest dinosaurs discovered had the size of a chicken and ate insects.
  16. One of Thomas Jefferson's inventions is a macaroni machine.
  17. The highest race horse speed ever recorded was 43.97 mph (70.76 km/h).
  18. In Victoria, Australia, only a licensed electrician is allowed to change a light bulb.
  19. The longest kiss ever recorded lasted 58 hours, 35 minutes and 58 seconds.
  20. Glaciers store 75% of the world's fresh water.
  21. Marie Curie's papers, furniture, and even cookbooks are still radioactive.
  22. In Milan, Italy, it's a legal requirement to smile at all times, except during funerals or hospital visits.
  23. 70%
    of the oxygen we breathe are produced by the oceans.
  24. Sleeping through the winter is called Hibernation
    and sleeping through the summer is called Estivation.
  25. 20%
    of British teenagers believe Sir Winston Churchill was a fictional character.
  26. There's a McDonald's with turquoise arches in Sedona, Arizona.
  27. Fat Man
    was the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki.
  28. La Tomatina is an annual festival held in Spain where people throw thousands of tomatoes at each other.
  29. You weight less at the top of a mountain
    than at sea level.
  30. 1.3 million Earths could fit inside the sun, an average-sized star.
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