1. An Ostrich's eye is
    bigger than its brain.
  2. Goldfish can't close their eyes as they have no eyelids.
  3. Penguins can jump up to 6 feet (1.8 m) out of the water.
  4. Cats sleep for
    70% of their lives.
  5. There are about 7500,000,000,000,000,000 grains of sand on Earth.
  6. Reading about yawning
    will make you yawn.
  7. Americans spent about US$61.4 billion on their pets in 2011.
  8. Chewing gum is banned in Singapore.
  9. When the "Elephant Whisperer" Lawrence Anthony died, a herd of elephants arrived at his house to mourn him.
  10. In Australia, there are more kangaroos than people.
  11. Herrings communicate
    through farts.
  12. 1 in 5 people in France
    has experienced depression
    making it the most depressed
    country in the world.
  13. If your laptop feels hot, don't put it on your lap if you're a man, it may cause infertility.
  14. Women's hearts beat faster than men's.
  15. Bananas
    are slightly
    radioactive.
  16. The average person takes 183,755,600 steps in a lifetime.
  17. A blue whale's heart can be as large as a car.
  18. A man married a dog in India as atonement.
  19. Some Hummingbirds weigh less than a penny.
  20. Elvis Presley didn't write any of his songs.
  21. The original tapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing were erased and re-used by mistake.
  22. Zebras are actually black, with white stripes.
  23. Elephants are pregnant
    for 2 years.
  24. The longest Monopoly game lasted 70 days straight.
  25. Mariah Carey's legs are insured for US$1 billion.
  26. Britney Spears' used pregnancy test was sold on eBay for $5,001.
  27. Whales drown if they remain underwater for over 30 minutes.
  28. About 300 couples marry in Las Vegas every day.
  29. Every 40 seconds, someone commits suicide.
  30. Oprah Winfrey's first name was supposed to be Orpah, but it was misspelled on her birth certificate.
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