1. After a long search, a 22-year old man found her birth mother working at the same store as him.
  2. In China, every citizen older than 11 years old has to plant three to five trees per year.
  3. In Britain, a woman was given 20 months in jail for creating fake Facebook profiles to send abusive messages to herself.
  4. In the UK, accents change noticeably about every 25 miles (40km).
  5. At least 1 in 25 people sentenced to the death penalty in the U.S. are innocent.
  6. According to a poll, the Japanese people believed their best invention of the 20th century was instant noodles.
  7. In 1983, a 61-year-old potato farmer won an Australian Ultramarathon by running while others slept.
  8. In Netherlands, there's a fake village designed for people who suffer from dementia.
  9. On its one-year anniversary, the NASA's Curiosity Rover sang the “Happy Birthday” tune to itself on Mars.
  10. The man who created the upside down bottle sold the idea for US$13 million.
  11. There was a speech prepared by Richard Nixon that was going to be used in case the Apollo 11 failed.
  12. The name of the day "Thursday" comes from "Thor's day".
  13. In an attempt to become a Rock Star, Charles Manson wrote a song that was later stolen by the Beach Boys.
  14. A man survived a fall from the Empire State Building after landing on a catwalk.
  15. Shakira was rejected from the school choir because the teacher thought she sounded like a goat.
  16. After World War I, there were so few men in Germany that only 1 in 3 women would find a husband.
  17. The word Graffiti is plural,
    and Graffito is its singular.
  18. In 2012, Lenovo's CEO received a $3 million bonus which he redistributed to about 10,000 of Lenovo's employees.
  19. Leonardo DiCaprio's name is Leonardo because his mother was standing in front of a Leonardo Da Vinci's portrait when he first kicked.
  20. There is a tree called Fruit Salad Tree that sprouts 3 to 7 different fruits in the same tree.
  21. Sony sold more than 12 millions of floppy disks in 2009.
  22. In 2000, Spain's Paralympic basketball team had to return their gold medals after nearly all of their players were found to have no disability.
  23. On April Fool's day of 2007, Google sent an e-mail out to its employees warning that a python was loose in the facilities. It wasn't a joke.
  24. In 2004, Samsung passed on the opportunity of investing in Android because they "didn't see potential" in it.
  25. Since all British passports are issued in the Queen Elizabeth II's name, she herself doesn't have one.
  26. 68% of the people suffer from Phantom Vibration Syndrome, the feeling that one's phone is vibrating when it's not.
  27. 47% of All Jobs Will Be Automated By Computers in 2034.
  28. Paris Syndrome is a psychological disorder, mainly suffered by Japanese people, caused after realizing Paris isn't what they expected.
  29. Winston Churchill's mother was American.
  30. The use of seat belts in the F1 wasn't mandatory until 1972.
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