1. Young Londoners spend almost 60% of their income on rent alone.
  2. Belgium produces an amazing 220,000 tons of chocolate per year. Brussels International Airport is one of the world's largest selling points of chocolate.
  3. The symbols used by !$%@ing cartoonists to indicate swearing are called grawlixes.
  4. “Beats" by Dre headphones, which can sell for as much as $450, only cost about $14 to produce.
  5. It takes longer to say "www" than it does to say "World Wide Web" because of all the syllables.
  6. Rage Yoga is very similar to normal yoga, except participants are encouraged to swear and shout between poses.
  7. Thomas Fantet de Lagny was a mathematician. On his deathbed, he was asked, “What is the square of 12?” His last words: “One hundred and forty-four.”
  8. 37% of Americans
    plan to work
    until they get
    too sick or die.
  9. Salvador Dalí filled up a white Rolls Royce Phantom II with 500kg of cauliflowers and drove it from Spain to Paris in December 1955.
  10. U.S. trials that utilize the Witness Protection Program have an 89% conviction rate.
  11. There are nearly 1,400 known asteroids capable of causing ‘major devastation' if they hit the Earth.
  12. At age 39, Emmanuel Macron became the youngest President in French history and the youngest head of state since Napoleon III.
  13. Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a French island just 25 km off the coast of Canada. 6000 French citizens live there.
  14. Blasphemy is still a crime in the Republic of Ireland. The fine goes up to €25,000.
  15. 69%
    of Americans have less than US$1,000 in savings.
  16. When a border is disputed by two or more territories, Google Maps changes its borders in each country to reflect that country's beliefs.
  17. According to Census figures, the average American spends most of their life single.
  18. 75% of couples go to bed at different times at least four times a week, a UK study found.
  19. Consuming just 15 milligrams of elemental Tellurium can cause your sweat and breath to smell like garlic for months.
  20. Takeout coffee cups are not recyclable and billions are wasted every year.
  21. Over 80 women have been elected or appointed as head of government of their respective countries.
  22. The first known straws were made by the Sumerians in 3000 B.C. and were used for drinking beer.
  23. English has 3,000 words for being drunk.
  24. Iran has the highest rate of nose surgery in the world per capita, since the mandatory hijab tend to highlight the female face.
  25. Cinco de Mayo is not that important in Mexico
    and is mainly celebrated only in the state of Puebla.
  26. 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."
  27. 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.
  28. Babies who are not crawling by the time they reach nine months are more likely to suffer from learning and behavioural problems.
  29. There are 1459 people in Peru named after Star Wars characters.
  30. 70% of people will live in cities by 2050.
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