1. Breathing the air of Beijing has the same health risks as smoking 21 cigarettes a day.
  2. It's scientifically proven: being in love makes you a less productive person.
  3. The occurrence of nightmares could be due to heart conditions, migraine, sleep deprivation and beta blockers.
  4. A study found that Viagra is as good as painkillers for period pain, without their side-effects.
  5. In the U.S., Childhood Food Allergies Cost Nearly US$25 Billion Every Year.
  6. Small Animals Sense Time Slower Than Humans.
  7. Birds keep their nests warm and pest-free by lining them with cigarette butts.
  8. Studies have found that rats are actually kind and generous.
  9. New Zealand is the fastest country in the world to start a business: just one day.
  10. Your Facebook "likes" are protected by the U.S. constitution's first amendment.
  11. Sleep deprivation affects the brain in multiple ways that can impair judgment and slow reaction.
  12. At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife's weight in beer.
  13. Albert Einstein had no car of his own and he also never learned how to drive.
  14. The creator of the iPod first offered the idea to Philips and RealNetworks, but they failed to see its potential.
  15. 70%
    of murders in Detroit go unsolved.
  16. Fast food ice can be dirtier than toilet water, a study found.
  17. When Louis Pasteur was working on the rabies vaccine, if he or his assistants got infected, they were to be shot in the head.
  18. Babies are born with self-awareness which allows them to differentiate their bodies from other people's.
  19. The launch code for all U.S. Minuteman nuclear missiles for 20 years used the same code: 00000000.
  20. There are no polar bears in Antarctica,
    only in the Arctic‎.
  21. The official voices of Minnie and Mickey Mouse were married in real life
  22. Paul McCartney recorded an ultrasonic whistle audible only to dogs at the end of "A Day in the Life".
  23. Under their fur,
    polar bears have black skin.
  24. The Barbie has had
    over 130 careers.
  25. There's an island in Japan that's full of rabbits.
  26. There are no clocks or windows in most Casinos, so you can forget about time.
  27. Coca-Cola is the second most widely understood term in the world after "Ok".
  28. Laughing 100 times is equivalent to 15 minutes of exercise on a stationary bicycle.
  29. Two people
    never see
    the same
  30. Marilyn Monroe had an IQ of 168.
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