1. Most people who commit suicide, do it on a Wednesday.
  2. There's a hill in New Zealand called Taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-tamatea-turi-pukakapiki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-kitanatahu.
  3. In Mississippi, there is a community called "Hot Coffee".
  4. 55 million years ago, the North Pole
    had a tropical weather, with alligators and palm trees.
  5. Thomas Edison proposed marriage to his wife through Morse code.
  6. It takes around 10 litres (2.6 gal) of milk
    to make just 1 kg (2.2 lb) of hard cheese.
  7. Hamburgers got their name from Hamburg, Germany.
  8. Elvis Presley had a twin brother that died at birth.
  9. Coconuts kill around 150 people every year.
  10. Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world's lakes combined.
  11. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
  12. The youngest mother gave birth when she was only 5 years old.
  13. A blue whale is larger than a basketball court.
  14. The Golden Gate Bridge is the #1 suicide site in the world.
  15. There's a Barbie-like Islamic doll called "Fulla".
  16. The Statue of Liberty is estimated to be hit by about 600 bolts of lightning every year.
  17. Butterflies live for just 2 to 4 weeks.
  18. If you were to put Saturn in water, it would float.
  19. Mohammed
    is the
    most popular name
    in the world.
  20. There are more TVs in the U.S. than people in the U.K.
  21. Camels have three eyelids.
  22. An 11-Year-Old Girl Convinced Abraham Lincoln to Grow His Beard.
  23. Only 7% of Afghan homes have flush toilets.
  24. Turtles have lived on earth even before the dinosaurs.
  25. 95%
    of Nauru's adult population is overweight making it the fattest place on earth.
  26. It is believed Russia has at least 15 secret cities with their names, and locations unknown.
  27. A day on Mercury is equivalent to almost 59 days on the planet Earth.
  28. Amazon.com's warehouses are so large, they could hold more water than 10,000 Olympic Pools.
  29. Bruce Lee was so fast, they actually had to run his films slower so you can see his moves.
  30. A U.S. journalist faces 105 years in jail for posting a link on the web.
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