1. An average person spends 6 years of his life dreaming.
  2. Bamboo can grow up to 1 meter (3.2 ft) in 24 hours.
  3. If you eat too many carrots you may turn orange.
  4. Leo Fender, inventor of the Telecaster and Stratocaster, could not play guitar.
  5. We collectively spend over 6 billion hours on YouTube each month. That's almost an hour per person on earth.
  6. Movie trailers used to play after the film.
  7. Koalas have human-like fingerprints.
  8. There are
    9 trillion kilograms
    or 1 billion tons of ants on Earth.
  9. You have Taste receptors
    in the stomach, intestines,
    pancreas, lungs, anus,
    testicles and the brain.
  10. The national anthem of Spain has no words.
  11. Written language was invented independently by the Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and Mayans.
  12. Dead people can get goose bumps.
  13. The oldest Chewing Gum ever found is 5,000 years old.
  14. There are more possible positions in a chess game than atoms in the observable universe.
  15. Einstein was offered
    the presidency of Israel
    which he politely declined.
  16. 111,111,111
    x
    111,111,111
    =
    12,345,678,987,654,321.
  17. Swearing can be a powerful painkiller by releasing endorphins.
  18. Some Deaf People Make Sign Language in Their Sleep.
  19. In the Arabic version of The Simpsons, Homer is called
    Omar Shamshoom.
  20. When Twister was introduced in 1966, critics denounced the game as "sex in a box".
  21. Antarctica is the only
    continent without reptiles.
  22. The budget for the Movie "Titanic" was higher than the Titanic itself.
  23. An adult human being is made up of around 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms.
  24. Smell
    is the most sensitive
    of the senses and
    the first to develop.
  25. The World's Most Popular Fruit is the TOMATO.
  26. Bill Gates pays over US$1 million per year in property taxes for his house.
  27. 3.5 million people
    experience
    homelessness
    in the US every year.
  28. Movie theater Popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A.
  29. There is an
    Underwater post office
    in Vanuatu, an island in the South Pacific.
  30. At least 15 studies have now shown that vitamin C does not treat the common cold.
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