1. 78% of software installed in China in 2010 was pirated.
  2. Three "Marlboro men" died of lung cancer: Wayne McLaren, David McLean and Dick Hammer.
  3. The founder of Victoria's Secret, Roy Raymond, committed suicide by leaping off the Golden Gate Bridge in 1993.
  4. In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
  5. 82% of Americans believe in some kind of afterlife.
  6. The world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com, reported a loss of US$39 million in 2012.
  7. Women have more taste buds than men.
  8. 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.
  9. Pigeons Can Recognize Familiar Human Faces.
  10. Adult cats only meow to communicate with humans.
  11. A light bulb that hasn't been turned off since 1901 still shines at a fire station in California.
  12. Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp.
  13. Water itself does not conduct electricity well, but the impurities found in water do.
  14. A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than humans.
  15. Nero, the Roman Emperor,
    married a man,
    one of his freedmen,
    taking the role of the bride.
  16. Your mind "rewrites" monotonous speech of boring people to make it sound more interesting.
  17. Krusty the Clown was originally created to be Homer's secret identity.
  18. Adult feet can produce up to 1 of a cup of sweat a day.
  19. 2 million girls give birth at 14 or younger every year.
  20. The boomslang snake's venom causes you to bleed from all holes of your body.
  21. There was a Jewish-Austrian doctor who didn't charge Hitler's family due to their economic hardship. Hitler had him protected and called him "Noble Jew".
  22. Pigs can catch swine flu from humans.
  23. There are about 30 million dead people on Facebook.
  24. About 1 in 9 people lack access to an improved water source.
  25. A man left Havana in a hot air balloon in 1856 and has been missing ever since.
  26. The world's smallest magnetic data storage unit is made of just 12 atoms.
  27. For every person on earth, there are roughly 170 million insects.
  28. When you take one step, you are using up to 200 muscles.
  29. Most of the dust
    underneath your bed
    is actually your own
    dead skin.
  30. Antarctica is the largest desert in the world.
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