1. 10% of all the photographs in the world were taken in the last 12 months.
  2. 1 in 10 European babies is conceived in an IKEA bed.
  3. In Britain, around 20 people die from falling out of bed every year.
  4. A single brown bat can catch around 1,200 mosquito-size insects in one hour.
  5. The shortest
    complete sentence in
    the English language
    is "Go".
  6. Barbie doll's full name is
    Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  7. Licking the back of a British postage stamp makes you burn almost 6 calories.
  8. There's a rare mental disorder where people imagine that they are decomposing, dead or non-existent.
  9. Americans eat 13 billion hamburgers a year, enough to circle the earth 32 times.
  10. Rabbits fart.
  11. Van Gogh painted "Starry night" from memory during the day.
  12. Dogs Poop in Alignment with Earth's Magnetic Field.
  13. The longest hot dog ever was made in Paraguay and had 668 ft (203 m).
  14. Porcupines
    float
    on
    water.
  15. Sony's first product was an electric rice cooker.
  16. 70,000 new computer viruses are found every day by anti-virus companies.
  17. Originally, the wedding cake was not eaten, but thrown at the bride.
  18. $550
    million dollars were donated by John D. Rockefeller during his lifetime.
  19. Albert Einstein's brain had a parietal lobe that was 15% larger than the average brain.
  20. First place winners in the 1900 Paris Olympics received paintings instead of gold medals.
  21. The most overdue library book was returned 288 years late.
  22. Hugo Boss designed and manufactured uniforms for the Nazi Party.
  23. Most people who commit suicide, do it on a Wednesday.
  24. There's a hill in New Zealand called Taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-tamatea-turi-pukakapiki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-kitanatahu.
  25. In Mississippi, there is a community called "Hot Coffee".
  26. 55 million years ago, the North Pole
    had a tropical weather, with alligators and palm trees.
  27. Thomas Edison proposed marriage to his wife through Morse code.
  28. It takes around 10 litres (2.6 gal) of milk
    to make just 1 kg (2.2 lb) of hard cheese.
  29. Hamburgers got their name from Hamburg, Germany.
  30. Elvis Presley had a twin brother that died at birth.
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