1. The Mimic Octopus can impersonate up to 15 marine species, including Sea Snakes, Stingrays, Lionfishes, and Jellyfishes.
  2. Witold Pilecki, a Polish soldier, volunteered to be imprisoned in Auschwitz in order to gather information, escape and let the world know about the Holocaust.
  3. When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon, they honored soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin by leaving behind one of his medals.
  4. Bill Gates continued to fly coach until 1997, when his net worth was already US$36 billion.
  5. The scent of rain is called "Petrichor".
  6. 16%
    of Lithuanian people are HIV resistant.
  7. There are Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate.
  8. A cat inherited a fortune of US$13 million from its owner in Italy.
  9. People who endure more than 45-minute commute are 40% more likely to divorce.
  10. There's a bridge between mainland China and Macau, where cars switch from left to right-hand drive and vice versa.
  11. The bird with the largest vocabulary in the world speaks 1728 words.
  12. A 62-foot Jesus statue built by a megachurch was destroyed by a lightning strike and subsequent fire.
  13. 78% of software installed in China in 2010 was pirated.
  14. Three "Marlboro men" died of lung cancer: Wayne McLaren, David McLean and Dick Hammer.
  15. The founder of Victoria's Secret, Roy Raymond, committed suicide by leaping off the Golden Gate Bridge in 1993.
  16. In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
  17. 82% of Americans believe in some kind of afterlife.
  18. The world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com, reported a loss of US$39 million in 2012.
  19. Women have more taste buds than men.
  20. The CIA spent US$20 million in the 60s training cats to spy on the Soviets. The first spy cat was hit by a taxi.
  21. Pigeons Can Recognize Familiar Human Faces.
  22. Adult cats only meow to communicate with humans.
  23. A light bulb that hasn't been turned off since 1901 still shines at a fire station in California.
  24. Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp.
  25. Water itself does not conduct electricity well, but the impurities found in water do.
  26. A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than humans.
  27. Nero, the Roman Emperor,
    married a man,
    one of his freedmen,
    taking the role of the bride.
  28. Your mind "rewrites" monotonous speech of boring people to make it sound more interesting.
  29. Krusty the Clown was originally created to be Homer's secret identity.
  30. Adult feet can produce up to 1 of a cup of sweat a day.
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