1. The Church of Scientology runs a child labor camp in Australia.
  2. Half of all women who die from homicide are killed by their current or former husbands or partners.
  3. Heavily hunted animals live in Chernobyl, because it is safer where there are no humans.
  4. A "Panther" isn't a real animal. It's actually a term used to describe black cougars, jaguars and leopards.
  5. Every Dog's mitochondrial DNA is 99.9% the same as a gray wolf.
  6. Having a single Bank Account, instead of many, helps you spend less.
  7. Wealthy Russians hire fake ambulances to beat Moscow's traffic.
  8. Small traces of gold have been found in the leaves of Eucalyptus trees.
  9. Marilyn Monroe was Jewish: she converted for her husband Arthur Miller.
  10. Sea otters lick and fluff their newborn for hours, causing their pup's fur to retain enough air to act as a floatation device.
  11. The poorest place in the U.S. is Allen, South Dakota, where 96% are Native American.
  12. Dogs have 13 blood types, horses have 8, cows have 9 while Humans only have 4.
  13. Schwarzenegger was paid approximately US$21,429 for every word he said in Terminator 2.
  14. There is an optical illusion, called "hollow mask", that can detect schizophrenia.
  15. In 1977, we received a signal from deep space that lasted 72 seconds. We still don't know how or where it came from.
  16. Breastfeeding a baby may reduce by 22% a woman's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study says.
  17. The deepest living animal ever found is a "devil worm" living 2.2. miles (3.6 kilometers) below.
  18. Half of all chicken
    sold in US stores
    is laced with
    antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
  19. An uncontacted tribe inhabits an island in the Indian Ocean, living as simple hunter-gatherers. They are hostile to outsiders, and have not developed agriculture or writing.
  20. Over 90% of women who learn that they are carrying a baby with Down Syndrome, will choose abortion over keeping their baby.
  21. Despite their massive size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill, tiny shrimp-like animals about the size of a jelly bean.
  22. Charles Darwin Ate Every Animal He Discovered.
  23. There is a 600-year-old and 240-paged-book called the Voynich Manuscript, written in a language that's still completely unknown today.
  24. The official animal of Scotland is the Unicorn.
  25. Leo Da Vinci used to buy caged animals
    at the market just to set them free.
  26. Oysters
    may change their sex
    up to four times
    per year.
  27. Sylvester Stallone was so poor, he had to sell his dog for $50. A week later, he sold the script for Rocky and bought him back for $3,000.
  28. At the height of its popularity, the game CANDY CRUSH had more active monthly players than the entire population of Canada.
  29. 1 in every 200 young American women claims to have experienced a "virgin pregnancy".
  30. There's a real organization, called American Mustache Institute, that "fights discrimination against mustached Americans".
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