1. The world's oldest dog died at age 29.
  2. Roles are reversed on Emperor Penguin: the Male incubates the egg while she goes out to feed.
  3. Half of the pilots surveyed in the UK admitted to having fallen asleep while flying a passenger plane.
  4. The man who took the famous photo of the Loch Ness Monster confessed it was fake on his deathbed.
  5. The type of music you listen to affects the way you perceive the world.
  6. 30,000 websites are hacked every day.
  7. Couples who live together before engagement have a higher divorce rates than those who wait.
  8. In 2008, a real man called Walter White was among Alabama's Most Wanted list thanks to his thriving meth business.
  9. Gorbachev recorded an album of Russian romantic ballads in 2009.
  10. The stripes on each tiger are unique, like human fingerprints.
  11. The original title of The Beatles song "Yesterday" was "Scrambled Eggs".
  12. It snowed in the Sahara Desert in 1979.
  13. Super Mario was originally called "Mr. Video".
  14. A chameleon's tongue can be twice as long as his body.
  15. Some chickens are half male, half female.
  16. The Statue of Liberty used to have a reddish brown color.
  17. Barry Manilow didn't write his song called "I write the songs".
  18. Louis XIX was King of France for just 20 minutes.
  19. The woman who underwent the world's first successful womb transplant became pregnant in 2013.
  20. 90%
    of American kids, ages 8 to 16, has viewed porn online, mostly while doing homework.
  21. There are 2 pets for every 3 people in the U.S.
  22. The longest cat ever measured 48.5 inches (1.23 m) when fully stretched out.
  23. In 1980, Saddam Hussein received Detroit's city key.
  24. Americans spent more than US$15 billion on jeans in 2005.
  25. French Toast Isn't French. Joseph French advertised the modern toast but forgot to add the apostrophe.
  26. The average person burns 80 calories per hour while typing.
  27. An average person in the U.S. eats 35 tons of food in a lifetime.
  28. One of the longest traffic jams was 62 mi (100 km) long and lasted 12 days.
  29. The longest prison sentence ever given was 30,000 years.
  30. A 4-year old asks about 400 questions a day.
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