1. 37% of Americans
    plan to work
    until they get
    too sick or die.
  2. Salvador Dalí filled up a white Rolls Royce Phantom II with 500kg of cauliflowers and drove it from Spain to Paris in December 1955.
  3. U.S. trials that utilize the Witness Protection Program have an 89% conviction rate.
  4. There are nearly 1,400 known asteroids capable of causing ‘major devastation' if they hit the Earth.
  5. At age 39, Emmanuel Macron became the youngest President in French history and the youngest head of state since Napoleon III.
  6. Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a French island just 25 km off the coast of Canada. 6000 French citizens live there.
  7. Blasphemy is still a crime in the Republic of Ireland. The fine goes up to €25,000.
  8. 69%
    of Americans have less than US$1,000 in savings.
  9. When a border is disputed by two or more territories, Google Maps changes its borders in each country to reflect that country's beliefs.
  10. According to Census figures, the average American spends most of their life single.
  11. 75% of couples go to bed at different times at least four times a week, a UK study found.
  12. Consuming just 15 milligrams of elemental Tellurium can cause your sweat and breath to smell like garlic for months.
  13. Takeout coffee cups are not recyclable and billions are wasted every year.
  14. Over 80 women have been elected or appointed as head of government of their respective countries.
  15. The first known straws were made by the Sumerians in 3000 B.C. and were used for drinking beer.
  16. English has 3,000 words for being drunk.
  17. Iran has the highest rate of nose surgery in the world per capita, since the mandatory hijab tend to highlight the female face.
  18. Cinco de Mayo is not that important in Mexico
    and is mainly celebrated only in the state of Puebla.
  19. An anonymous serial killer was arrested in 2005 after sending a floppy disk with his name and church stored on it. He asked police if they could trace a floppy disk and they said "no."
  20. Wasp used to be "waps," while bird used to be "brid" and horse used to be "hros." Pronunciation errors made the English language what it is today.
  21. Babies who are not crawling by the time they reach nine months are more likely to suffer from learning and behavioural problems.
  22. There are 1459 people in Peru named after Star Wars characters.
  23. 70% of people will live in cities by 2050.
  24. A language dies every 14 days.
  25. Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, sold Alaska to the U.S.A., fearing the remote colony would fall into British hands if there were another war.
  26. Only 6 of the 23 crocodilian species are considered dangerous to adult humans.
  27. A UK survey found that more than half of couples do not consumate their marriage on their wedding night, mostly because the groom is too drunk.
  28. The odds of any given person becoming a saint are 1 in 20,000,000.
  29. In 1944, Jewish prisoners at a Nazi site in Lithuania dug a 115-foot-long-escape tunnel with only their hands and spoons in three months.
  30. In Los Angeles, there's a glass slide that sits 1,000 feet above the ground on the side of the tallest skyscraper west of the Mississippi.
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