1. In 1942, it was prohibited for American radios to take listener requests because the government feared that spies would embed secret messages on them.
  2. Water constitutes only 0.07% of the earth by mass or 0.4% of the earth by volume.
  3. From 2003 to 2006, Hooters had its own airline called “Hooters Air”.
  4. In Japan, there are Pepsi-flavored Cheetos.
  5. Climbing the Mount Everest cost around US$65,000.
  6. The man in the Pringles' logo is called Julius Pringles.
  7. Hyperthymesia is the condition of remembering every single experience in your life.
  8. Before being an actor, Bruce Willis worked as a private investigator.
  9. U.S. Interrogators use rock music as a tool of torture.
  10. Nails grow faster in the summer than in any other season.
  11. When the car radio was introduced, some states wanted to ban it arguing that it could distract drivers and cause accidents.
  12. The word "Photography" means "writing with light."
  13. Earth is the only place in the Solar System where water can be present in its three states: solid, liquid and vapour.
  14. Maladaptive daydreaming
    is a condition in which a person daydreams excessively.
  15. In Dorset, Minnesota, a 3-year-old boy was elected as mayor .
  16. A man named Moondyne Joe escaped prison so many times, that police built a special cell for him, from which he escaped as well.
  17. The oldest tree ever documented is approximately 5,200 years old.
  18. If Walmart were a country, it would be China's sixth-largest export market.
  19. North Korea has its own operating system called Red Star OS.
  20. The first soccer game televised was a friendly match between Arsenal's first and second team in 1937.
  21. The city of Guangzhou, China is also known as the Chocolate City due to its increasingly population of 20,000 Africans.
  22. Superman was originally a bald Villian.
  23. George W. Bush,
    Senator John Kerry,
    and Hugh Hefner
    are ninth cousins.
  24. John Rhys-Davies, who played the dwarf in The Lord of the Rings, was actually the tallest member of the crew.
  25. Ancient Romans used a sponge on a stick to clean themselves after pooping, and shared it with everyone.
  26. Cyber criminals steal US$1 billion per year from small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. and Europe.
  27. Lake Karachay in Russia is the most radioactive and polluted lake in the world.
  28. Liechtenstein has a significantly low crime rate, with the last murder taking place on 2007.
  29. Poveglia is an island in Italy that is so dangerously "haunted" that public access is not permitted.
  30. There are 24 different dialects of English in the US.
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