1. A guy is 3 times more likely to get a girl's phone number if he has a dog with him.
  2. In 1999, the founders of Google actually tried to sell it to Excite for just US$1 million. Excite turned them down.
  3. In the U.S., a sentence of life in prison without parole was given for trying to sell US$10 of marijuana to an undercover officer.
  4. A teaspoon of honey is actually the lifework of 12 bees.
  5. The most children born to one woman is 69.
  6. Honeybees
    can
    distinguish
    human faces.
  7. Rats eat their own feces, purely for the nutritional value.
  8. It takes 3 months for a recycled aluminum can to make its way back onto the shelf in reincarnated form.
  9. The first known case of robot-homicide occurred in 1981, when a robotic arm crushed a Kawasaki factory worker.
  10. 100
    billion pieces of junk mail are received by Americans each year.
  11. In 2011, Iceland used Facebook to rewrite its constitution, as 2/3 of its population is on it.
  12. People who regularly eat dinner or breakfast in restaurants double their risk of becoming obese.
  13. Hitler
    was nominated for the
    Nobel Peace Prize
    in 1939.
  14. The world consumes close to 2.25 billion cups of coffee every day.
  15. Besides sweet, salty, sour, and bitter, there's a little known 5th taste: umami, the flavor of soy sauce and tomatoes.
  16. The Grammostola spatulata tarantula's venom might be used to treat atrial fibrillation, as it calms irregular heartbeats.
  17. Snow is a mineral, just like diamonds and salt.
  18. Austrian physicist Friedrich Hasenohrl published the basic equation E = mc2 a year before Einstein did.
  19. Gasoline is complex, as it can contain between 150 and 1,000 different chemical compounds.
  20. Nearly 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong accounts over the next hour.
  21. Women can get pregnant even 5 to 8 days after having sex.
  22. The inhabitants of ancient Rome had a sewer goddess, a toilet god, and a god of excrement.
  23. One-third of Earth's land surface
    is partially or totally desert.
  24. Honduras has the highest homicide rate
    in the world, with 85 per 100,000 people.
  25. Twitter
    is more addictive than
    cigarettes and alcohol,
    according to a study.
  26. 40,000 U.S. women might be
    allergic to male ejaculate.
  27. Returning astronauts report extreme difficulty moving their arms and legs right after coming back, reason why they call it "the second birth."
  28. Our lungs and nasal passages have exquisitely tiny hairs called cilia that can "taste" bitter flavors.
  29. Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde creates real clouds inside indoor spaces.
  30. Early hominids were tending the first intentional fires more than 400,000 years ago.
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