1. An average woman in the UK will own 111 handbags in her lifetime.
  2. Humans can inflate balloons with their ears.
  3. If you take any number, double it, add 10, divide by 2, and subtract the original number, the answer is always 5.
  4. 1 gram of DNA holds as much info as 600 billion CDs.
  5. In 1943, the U.S. banned sliced bread as a wartime conservation measure.
  6. The average speed of Heinz Ketchup squirt is .028 MPH.
  7. The creators of ADIDAS and PUMA were brothers.
  8. One Puffer Fish contains enough poison to kill 30 people.
  9. Slugs
    like beer.
  10. The human brain has the same consistency as tofu.
  11. Frogs don't drink water like we do, they absorb it through their skin.
  12. To lift an 110 pound (50 KG) person, you'll need 3571 helium balloons.
  13. Cows sweat through their noses.
  14. Google was originally called "Backrub".
  15. Cats can't taste sweetness.
  16. Working Moms are Happier Than Stay-At-Home Moms, according to a study.
  17. Tobacco addicts are most likely to consider quitting the habit on Mondays.
  18. Taller women are more likely to get cancer, according to a study.
  19. In 1906, the Bronx Zoo featured a caged African Man as an exhibit. He later committed suicide.
  20. Billy Graham personally preached Christianism to over 200 million people.
  21. Brits are drunk in 76% of photos that they're tagged in on Facebook.
  22. Women who snore during pregnancy are more likely to have smaller babies, according to a study.
  23. Speaking a second language delays dementias
    including Alzheimer's-- by an average of 4.5 years.
  24. Vegetarians are 19% less likely to die from heart disease, a study found.
  25. People experience better sleep during the new moon and worse sleep during a full moon, a study found.
  26. Every 30 seconds, a baby is born with a birth defect in China.
  27. Most married couples are happiest in their third year of marriage.
  28. Having a visible tattoo would hurt a job applicant's chances by 61%.
  29. Cockroaches have their own Neighborhoods.
  30. Vegetables and fruits don't die
    the moment they are harvested.
    They respond to their
    environment for days.
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