1. Matt Le Blanc was down to his last $11 when he landed his role on 'Friends'.
  2. The longest pregnancy in humans on record is 375 days (12.5 months).
  3. Owning a cat can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes by more than a third, researchers found.
  4. In Japan, teachers and students come together to clean the classrooms and cafeteria.
  5. There's a blue planet where it rains glass.
  6. The only time the USA was debt free was in 1836. It lasted exactly one year.
  7. The entire
    Wikipedia
    fits into
    2 DVDs.
  8. The average American spends over 5 months of his life on the phone.
  9. Exercise, like walking, can reduce breast cancer risk by 25%.
  10. 3 Barbie dolls
    are sold
    every second.
  11. A 10-Year-Old Accidentally Created in 2012 a New Molecule in Science Class: Tetranitratoxycarbon.
  12. The International Space Station is the most expensive object ever built, at US$150 billion.
  13. The average IQ of Americans is just 98.
  14. 1089
    x
    9
    =
    9801.
  15. Pablo Picasso's full name was Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso.
  16. 1 in every 5 people in Greenland attempt suicide at some point in their lives.
  17. Astronauts on the International Space Station witness around 15 sunrises and 15 sunsets every day.
  18. There are about 180,000 people over 100 years old in the world.
  19. We spend about
    10% of our waking hours
    with our eyes closed, blinking.
  20. A research in the UK
    has determined that most
    people are
    happiest at 7:26 PM
    on Saturday night
    .
  21. The world's longest hangover lasted 4 weeks after a Scotsman consumed 60 pints of beer.
  22. The number of Chinese killed by the Japanese during WW2 is greater than the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust.
  23. Peter Pan's creator gave the rights to a children's hospital so they could always collect royalties to fund the hospital.
  24. The price of cocaine went down by 51% in Europe since 1990.
  25. In France, you can marry a dead person.
  26. If the U.S. were to cut its military budget by 75% it would still have the world's largest military budget.
  27. Over 19 million people have your same birthday.
  28. A one followed by fifty-one zeros is called one sexdecillion..
  29. In Japan, 685 kids were rushed to hospitals in 1997 after an intense Pokemon episode that caused dizziness, vomiting and seizures.
  30. The author of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, kept her deceased husband's heart wrapped in silk, in her desk.
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