1. Salvador Dali used to avoid paying at restaurants by drawing on his check.
  2. Women cry on average between 30 and 64 times a year while men cry between 6 and 17 times.
  3. A 13-year old boy in Florida was once arrested for excessive farting in school.
  4. A russian woman in the 1700s gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets in just 40 years with the same man.
  5. Nearly 1 in every 4
    women in Britain
    in 1811 was
    named "Mary".
  6. When the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1911, one of the suspects was Picasso.
  7. The average person walks 75,000 miles (120,000 KM) in a lifetime or five times round the world.
  8. There's a shark in Greenland that eats polar bears and can live up to 200 years.
  9. A man, who had half of his body amputated, opened his own supermarket called the Half Man-Half Price Store.
  10. When Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba, he immediately ordered all game sets of Monopoly to be destroyed.
  11. If you have a pizza with radius Z and thickness A, its volume is =
  12. The shortest war ever
    was fought between
    Britain and Zanzibar
    and lasted 38 minutes.
  13. Sudan has
    more pyramids
    than Egypt.
  14. The Incas' measurement of time was based on how long it took to boil a potato.
  15. The eruption of Krakatoa in 1883 was the loudest sound in recorded history, heard 3,000 miles (4800 KM) away.
  16. Mount Everest has about
    200 dead bodies on it, which are now landmarks on the way to the top.
  17. The most successful Pirate Captain was a Chinese prostitute with 80,000 sailors working for her.
  18. The man who designed Saddam Hussein's secret bunker was the grandson of the woman who designed Adolf Hitler's.
  19. A chinese man sued his wife for being
    too ugly
    and the Court agreed awarding him US$115,000.
  20. Former Billionaire Chuck Feeney is about to finish giving away his US$7.5 billion fortune to charity, keeping just US$2 million.
  21. In Germany, there's no punishment for a prisoner who tries to escape
    from jail because it is a basic
    human instinct to be free.
  22. Mobile Phone Radiation can cause Insomnia, headaches and confusion.
  23. Only two countries in the world are not allowed to sell Coca-Cola officially: North Korea and Cuba.
  24. The Japanese who survived the Titanic crash was called a coward in his country for not dying with the other passengers.
  25. 95% of the underwater world remains unexplored.
  26. A Marijuana-derived compound forces cancer cells to freeze and prevents them from spreading.
  27. The Quietest place on Earth is an anechoic chamber that's 99.99% sound-absorbent.
    You can hear your heart beating, your lungs, and your stomach gurgling loudly.
  28. Most people can survive for
    up to 2 months without eating,
    but people can only live
    up to 11 days without sleeping.
  29. Nomophobia
    is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal.
  30. Earth's helium supplies will run out within 25 years, so party balloons should cost US$100 each.
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