1. A 35-year-old Kansas woman spent two years stuck in the toilet of her boyfriend's bathroom.
  2. The Chinese soft-shelled turtle is the first animal known to pee via its mouth.
  3. Women in Niger have an average of 7 children, the world's highest rate.
  4. In Japan, they use more paper for comics than for toilet paper.
  5. Alexander Graham Bell refused to have a phone in his study. The ringing drove him nuts.
  6. Horses cannot throw up.
  7. The U.S. Tax Code is 4 Times Longer Than Shakespeare's Complete Works.
  8. Monkeys are trained and employed as harvesters of large coconut plantations in Malaysia and Thailand.
  9. 3 Olympic swimming pools can hold all the gold ever mined in the world.
  10. There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth.
  11. Three of Fidel Castro's sons are named after Alexander the Great: Alexis, Alejandro, and Alexander.
  12. Smoking can lead to impotence in men.
  13. Natural gas is odorless. The smell is added artificially for safety reasons.
  14. 8%
    of your body weight is in your blood.
  15. A language
    14 days.
  16. The Italian mafia accounts for 7% of Italy's GDP.
  17. A third of all Russians believe the Sun revolves around the Earth.
  18. Octopuses have 3 hearts.
  19. The weeks before Christmas is the most popular time for couples to break up, according to data analyzed from Facebook.
  20. Dyeing pets to look like other wild animals is a trend in China.
  21. A Polish Man
    shot in the head
    went 5 years
    without noticing it.
  22. Starting Jan 1, 2014, traditional 40 and 60 watt incandescent light bulbs will no longer be available in the U.S.
  23. Most scholars say Jesus never viewed himself as creating a new religion per se, just reforming Judaism.
  24. In Catalonia (Spain), a smiley-faced piece of wood called "Shitting Log" poops out the presents in Christmas.
  25. A natural gas vent in Iraq known as "The Eternal Fire" has been burning continuously for over 4,000 years.
  26. The World's smallest poisonous frog is less than a centimeter long and its skin is 200 times more toxic than morphine.
  27. 70% of Iran's
    science and engineering
    students are
  28. Humans and dogs are the only two species known to seek visual clues from another's eyes. And dogs only do it with humans.
  29. There are species of ants that enslave other ants.
  30. Cats are revered animals in Islam because Prophet Muhammad loved them.
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