1. In Japan, 685 kids were rushed to hospitals in 1997 after an intense Pokemon episode that caused dizziness, vomiting and seizures.
  2. The author of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, kept her deceased husband's heart wrapped in silk, in her desk.
  3. Dysania is the state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning.
  4. In 2005, a man named Ronald MacDonald actually robbed a Wendy's.
  5. Men were the first to wear high heels around the 1600s. Women began wearing them to look more masculine.
  6. 90% of U.S. media (TV, radio, news) is owned by only 6 corporations.
  7. The average amount of time a woman can keep a secret is 47 hours and 15 minutes.
  8. 1 in 3 Americans is obese.
  9. The Mosque of Paris helped Jews escape the Nazis by giving them Muslim IDs during WW2.
  10. The city of Lusail, host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final game, does not exist yet.
  11. McDonald's is not the world's largest restaurant chain. Subway is.
  12. The smell of newborn babies excites women in the same way an addict craving for drugs enjoys his fix, according to scientists.
  13. Cherophobia is the fear of being too happy because "something tragic" will happen.
  14. In Korea and Japan, there is a Cat Cafe where you can go to drink coffee and hang out with cats for hours.
  15. All blue eyed people can be traced back to one person who lived near the Black Sea almost 10,000 years ago.
  16. The key to happiness is spending your money on experiences rather than possessions, according to studies.
  17. Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass.
  18. New Yorkers bite 10 times more
    people than sharks do worldwide.
  19. McDonald's makes about US$75 million per day.
  20. Abraham Lincoln, Walt Disney, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs, all of them had no college degree.
  21. Every tweet Americans send is being archived by the Library of Congress.
  22. Apple's iPhone has higher sales than everything Microsoft has to offer.
  23. The word "mortgage" comes from a French word that means "death contract".
  24. Medical errors are the 6th leading cause of the death in the U.S.
  25. Women in ancient Rome wore the sweat of Gladiators to improve their beauty and complexion.
  26. The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor's degrees.
  27. 50 Cent made 10 times more money on his investment over Vitamin Water than from rapping.
  28. College textbooks prices in the U.S. have risen faster than health-care, housing, and inflation.
  29. Clinomania is the excessive desire to lay in bed all day.
  30. Volkswagen owns Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Audi, Ducati and Porsche.
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