1. Suicide attempts were punished as crimes in England and Wales until 1961.
  2. Refined sugar is more addictive than cocaine.
  3. The first female self-made millionaire in America was an African-American woman.
  4. The world's smallest cat is called "Tinker Toy" and he's just 2.75 inches (7 cm) tall.
  5. 1%
    of the Earth's wood supply is used by IKEA.
  6. Olympic Gold Medals only contain 1.34% of gold.
  7. Eminem was sued by his own mother for US$10 million. She settled for $25,000.
  8. A lack of exercise is now causing as many deaths as smoking across the world, a study suggests.
  9. There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie, according to mathematicians.
  10. Same-Sex relationships were considered sacred in many ancient Native American tribes.
  11. China has treatment camps for Internet addicts.
  12. Men spend almost a year of their lives staring at women, a survey found.
  13. "OKAY"
    is a town
    in Oklahoma
    with a population of 600.
  14. The word "Gaga" in Filipino refers to a stupid and idiotic girl.
  15. There's a beer brewed from bananas in Africa.
  16. The Soviet Union had transferred over 150 nuclear weapons to Cuba by the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  17. There's a "DUMB Starbucks" where every product has the word "dumb" in front of it.
  18. On game days in Dallas, Cowboys Stadium can use more electricity than the entire country of Liberia.
  19. Costa Rica has
    absolutely no army.
  20. When Montenegro became independent from Yugoslavia, its Internet domain name went from .yu to .me.
  21. In Japan's Apple Store, there was a fan who started waiting in line 7 months early for iPhone 6.
  22. Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg donated US$1 billion to charity in 2013, making him the biggest charitable donor in the U.S.
  23. Microsoft pays you to use Bing instead of Google.
  24. "Good cholesterol" (HDL) can "turn bad" and solidify into fat-clogs.
  25. In 2013, Americans lost US$119 billion by gambling.
  26. If you would have bought an iPhone in 1991, part by part, it would have cost you US$3.56 million.
  27. NYC keeps train tracks free of ice by setting them on fire.
  28. Eating Yogurt reduces the risk of type-2 diabetes by 28%.
  29. South Koreans
    drink twice
    as much alcohol
    as Russians.
  30. People all over the world are walking 10% faster than they did a decade ago.
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