1. In Peru, there's a billboard that creates drinkable water out of thin air.
  2. :-)
    The first "smiley" was typed in 1982.
  3. Rats laugh when tickled.
  4. The Statue of Liberty was intended for Egypt.
  5. Male bees
    die
    after
    having sex.
  6. Michelangelo, the painter of the Sistine Chapel, hated painting.
  7. Flowers can grow faster by listening to music.
  8. Kissing can cause tooth decay.
  9. Leeches
    have
    32 brains.
  10. In 1945, Eisenhower predicted that people would try to deny the holocaust, so he urged the press to come.
  11. Oxford University Is Older Than the Aztecs.
  12. It's impossible to
    sneeze while sleeping.
  13. More than 100,000 babies are born addicted to cocaine each year in the U.S., due to their mothers' use of the drug during pregnancy.
  14. Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.
  15. A Pizzadog is a Pizza with sliced hot dogs as primary topping.
  16. There is a small village in France called "Pussy".
  17. Albinism in flies is caused by yellow mutation.
  18. None of The Beatles Could Read Music.
  19. The average person checks his smartphone 110 times a day.
  20. Our bodies contain about 0.2 milligrams of gold, most of it in our blood.
  21. In 1970, there were half as many people in the world as today.
  22. The average American spends about 38 hours a year stuck in traffic.
  23. Nintendo had a chain of sex hotels in the 1950s.
  24. 1 in 3 Americans has high cholesterol.
  25. London's "Big Ben" is not the tower. It's the bell inside it.
  26. Miley Cyrus'
    real name is
    Destiny Hope.
  27. Segway's owner died from speeding off a cliff in a Segway.
  28. 75%
    of cars that Rolls-Royce has ever produced are still on the road today.
  29. Sprite may be one of the best remedies for hangovers, according to studies.
  30. The concept behind the word "cool" might come from the African word "itutu", brought to America by slavery.
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