1. Crete has 40 million olive trees, around 60 per inhabitant.
  2. In Gibraltar, where Jews have lived for about 650 years, there's a special recipe for Passover's charoset replacing apples: the dust of real bricks .
  3. 100 million years ago, 6.5m-long primitive crocodiles were good swimmers but were also capable of galloping across the plains.
  4. During a siege, the Mongols catapulted corpses that were infected with the plague over the city walls to infect the inhabitants.
  5. Princess Leia's iconic double-bun hairstyle was inspired by 'soldaderas', Mexican revolutionary rebel fighters from the turn of the 20th century.
  6. There's statistical evidence that the number of archaeology students increased after the release of "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark."
  7. The U.S. dropped 26,171 bombs in 2016. That's about 3 bombs every hour for 24 hours a day.
  8. France became the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food in 2016, forcing them instead to donate it.
  9. In 2009, Rwanda had the only government on earth in which the majority of parliamentarians are women.
  10. In 1971, the U.S. left a memorial on the Moon for every astronaut who died in the pursuit of space exploration, including Russian Cosmonauts.
  11. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Satan was thrown out of heaven and came to Earth on October 1st, 1914.
  12. Scientists have noticed that humpback whales around the world have been rescuing animals being hunted by orcas.
  13. Photographs of Algae, published in 1845, was the first book ever to contain photographs.
  14. Bacteria and amoebas are far more different from each other than amoebas are from people.
  15. The first armoured presidential car was a Cadillac that had previously belonged to Al Capone.
  16. The average age of Japanese farmers is 70.
  17. 19th-century Hungarian composer and pianist Franz Liszt was the first musician to have women's underwear thrown at him.
  18. Some Coyotes in the U.S. have learnt how traffic lights work so they can cross the road safely.
  19. More than 90% of all jury trials in the world occur in the United States.
  20. In Old Norse, "Viking" denoted not a nationality, but occupation: a Viking was anyone who took part in an overseas expedition.
  21. Vienna's Vegetable Orchestra is an orchestra that plays music on vegetables. They've released several albums.
  22. Alligators don't get serious infections from cuts and bruises even while living in bacteria infested swamps. Their blood is effective against 23 types of bacteria, and fungi and viruses including HIV.
  23. A single Boeing 777 Engine delivers twice the horsepower of all the Titanic's steam engines combined.
  24. Airlines sell more seats than they have because only around 90% passengers will show up for a flight.
  25. An anonymous French urban artist, "Invader," has installed over 3300 Space Invaders mosaics in 65 cities all around the world since 1998.
  26. Venting your anger online only makes you angrier, a study found.
  27. Humans aren't nutritious, so ancient cannibals probably devoured humans for other reasons.
  28. Babies in Britain, Canada and Italy cry more than elsewhere, says an International study.
  29. The phenomenon where the shower curtain randomly clings to you, it's called the shower-curtain effect.
  30. United Airlines once sued a 22-year-old guy after he created a site to help people find cheaper flight tickets.
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