1. Porn websites attract more visitors each month than Amazon, Netflix, and Twitter combined.
  2. Post-relationship grief affects men, in the long term, more than women.
  3. The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 started as a result of information from a Russian spy who was executed by Russia the following year.
  4. Apollo 7 astronauts, Shirra, Eisele and Cunningham, made the first televised broadcast from space in October, 1968.
  5. Nostradamus published a cook book of recipes for bleaching hair, toothpaste, jams, jellies, laxatives and marmalade.
  6. A baby born in 2007 in the US, UK, Japan, Italy, Germany, France or Canada has a 50% chance of living until they are over 100.
  7. The brand name "Kia" literally means "to come out of Asia" in Korean.
  8. 1 in 6 U.S. veterinarians might have contemplated suicide since graduation. That's 3 times the U.S. national mean.
  9. Paul McCartney was once arrested for trying to bring marijuana into Japan.
  10. Seattle has a lower polio vaccination rate than African countries like Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Sudan.
  11. Pluto is, by law, still a planet in New Mexico.
  12. Leonardo DiCaprio turned down the role for Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels.
  13. Photographers were not allowed to take pictures of Franklin D. Roosevelt in a wheelchair.
  14. The "people" named in the 1788 U.S. Constitution were land-owning white men only.
  15. Napoleone di Buonaparte changed his name to Napoleon Bonaparte so it would be more French. His family was Italian and lived on the island of Corsica.
  16. Al Capone's nickname of Scarface was due to being slashed by a rival gang member.
  17. Medical bills are the biggest cause of U.S. bankruptcies, a 2013 study found.
  18. Most of Steve Jobs' wealth was from his shares in Disney, not Apple.
  19. The Empire State Building generates more revenue from the observation deck than from all the commercial tenants in the remaining 101 floors combined.
  20. Paris, France, was the first western capital to have a mayor of African descent in 1879.
  21. In 2016, a man called Lawrence John Ripple robbed a bank and then waited in the lobby, later telling the investigators he'd rather be in jail than with his wife.
  22. Dogs can smell their owners from 11 miles away.
  23. People from Canada can order a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and have it shipped to them for free.
  24. According to a court document, Johnny Depp spends more than $2 million per month to maintain his lavish lifestyle.
  25. Netflix has been around longer than Google.
  26. More than one-quarter (28%) of Americans believe God played a major role in determining the outcome of the 2016 U.S. election.
  27. 18 U.S. states ban or restrict car sales on Sundays.
  28. The U.S. Navy produced six future presidents during World War II.
  29. Michelangelo kept working until the week he died at the age of 88.
  30. The U.S. military wanted the Golden Gate Bridge to be painted in stripes.
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