1. Penguins have an organ near the eye that filters salt from the water out of their system.
  2. Bulgarians shake their heads to mean yes and nod for no.
  3. A hippopotamus can open its mouth 180 degrees.
  4. The first American Roller Coaster was built in the mid-1800s.
  5. A wild turkey can run at speeds up to 25 mph.
  6. The largest litter of puppies is 24.
  7. The height of the Eiffel Tower varies by 5.9 inches (15 cm) due to temperature changes.
  8. In Oregon, there's an underground mushroom that covers 2200 acres (880 hectares).
  9. Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees.
  10. A geep is the offspring of a goat with a sheep.
  11. A black hole emits a deep B flat sound.
  12. The Sahara desert stretches farther than the distance from New York to Los Angeles.
  13. France was the first country to introduce the license plate.
  14. A fingerprint is to a human as a nose is to a cat.
  15. Borborygmus
    is the scientific word for the rumbling stomach.
  16. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  17. China has only one time zone.
  18. In Massachusetts, there's a town called Sandwich.
  19. The Earth, seen from the moon, also goes through phases.
  20. Bald eagles have around 7,000 feathers.
  21. Philadelphia was the first capital
    of the United States.
  22. Above the Supreme Court, there is a basketball court nicknamed "the highest court in the land".
  23. The Bible, Steve Jobs' Bio, and the Hunger Games, are the most highlighted kindle books ever.
  24. The pheromone in mice responsible for attracting female mice was called “Darcin” after Mr. Darcy from “Pride and Prejudice”.
  25. In England, you may urinate anywhere in public, including inside a policeman's helmet if you are pregnant.
  26. In Texas, it is legal to kill BigFoot if you ever find it.
  27. Canada has the largest coastline in the world.
  28. In Portland, Oregon, 7.8 million gallons of drinking water were drained because a man peed on it.
  29. Philematology
    is the science of kissing.
  30. The Ancient Greeks exercised naked.
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