1. 1 in 25 U.S. teenagers has attempted suicide.
  2. Giving birth can cause an orgasm: the release of hormones during delivery can push some women to ecstasy.
  3. There are still cases of bubonic plague reported in the U.S. every year.
  4. A British teacher in Sudan was arrested because she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear "Muhammad".
  5. Uruguay became, in 2013, the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana.
  6. There is a gene
    that can cause you
    to be negative
    most of the time.
  7. Holding a vibrator against a person's throat relaxes the vocal muscles, thereby improving their voice quality.
  8. Only 8% of the world's currency is physical money. The rest exists only on computers.
  9. 9 million adults in Britain have never used the internet.
  10. There is a newly found cockroach species in the U.S. that can survive freezing temperatures.
  11. A Father's Diet Before Conception Plays a Crucial Role in a Child's Health.
  12. Chameleons Use Colors as Language to Communicate with other Chameleons.
  13. 1 in 3 Children
    Under the Age of 5
    Do Not
    Officially Exist.
  14. There are
    1,810 billionaires
    in the world.
  15. Eating probiotic yoghurt could boost male fertility, a study found.
  16. When you look up at the blue sky and see white dots flying around, you're actually seeing your own white blood cells.
  17. Female kangaroos are almost always pregnant.
  18. Looking at beautiful paintings can ease physical pain, a study found.
  19. The lost Egyptian city of Heracleion was found after 1200 years under the sea.
  20. There is no relationship between the amount of time spent on homework and better grades, a study found.
  21. Eating fast food regularly has the same impact on the liver as hepatitis.
  22. 1 in 594
    people in the world is a millionaire.
  23. Excessive TV-watching in childhood has been linked to antisocial and even criminal behaviour later in life.
  24. Women are more prone to road rage than men, a study found.
  25. 110
    million Americans have a sexually-transmitted disease.
  26. An Iraqi man moved to Australia and used the Welfare System as income. Years later, he became successful and wrote a check to the government for every cent they gave him.
  27. Part of the White House was built by slaves.
  28. Offices with more male employees have far more bacteria.
  29. Men with shaved heads are perceived as an inch taller and 13% stronger than men with hair.
  30. 61% of school children in India have disease-causing germs on their hands.
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