1. Borborygmus
    is the scientific name
    for when your
    stomach growls.
  2. In 2017, a British Airways flight from London to San Francisco was delayed for four hours because someone spotted a mouse.
  3. When California joined the Union, the capital was San Jose, then they tried to move to Vallejo and finally settled on Sacramento in 1854.
  4. The Gombe Chimpanzee War was a four-year violent conflict between two communities of chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, in Tanzania.
  5. In 2017, Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar.
  6. The average height of Japanese men between 1602 and 1867 is estimated at only 5 feet 1 inch (1.54 m).
  7. Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and Steve Wozniak have all signed an open letter for a ban on Artificially Intelligent weapons.
  8. Scientists detected an atomic nucleus traveling at 99.9999999999999% of the speed of light, with energy 20 quintillion times that of visible light. It was appropriately named the "Oh-My-God Particle."
  9. Kids in the UK spend less time outside than prison inmates.
  10. The iron in our blood and the calcium in our bones come from ancient explosions of giant stars.
  11. Around 200 BCE, the Western Han Dynasty used a lottery to pay for repairs to and expansion of the Great Wall.
  12. A naked mole rat's four front teeth are located outside its mouth, and their lips are sealed just behind the teeth, preventing soil from filling its mouth while he is digging.
  13. Louis X of France died after a particularly exhausting game of tennis. He drank a large quantity of cooled wine and subsequently died of either pneumonia or pleurisy.
  14. When Albert Einstein published his Theory of General Relativity, the New York Times sent their golfing correspondent to interview him.
  15. The Beatles album, "Revolver", was almost named "After Geography" (credits to Ringo), to contrast with the Rolling Stones album, "Aftermath."
  16. Parking in San Francisco is so scarce that the parking spot attached to your property can add up to $100,000 to the property's value.
  17. The unemployment rate in Denmark is currently so low (4.3%) that Danish companies are desperate to find skilled laborers to hire.
  18. Male wolf spiders will engage in threesomes during mating season to increase their chances of escaping cannibalism.
  19. There has never been reported death linked to overdosing on marijuana.
  20. Beer and vaginas have almost the same acidity levels, with an average pH of 4.5.
  21. International flights carrying the Pope use the callsign "Shepherd One."
  22. Morgan Freeman is against Black History Month because "Black history is American history."
  23. Atari and Chuck E. Cheese's were both founded by the same man, Nolan Bushnell.
  24. Nicole Kidman was born in Hawaii, while her Australian parents were temporarily in the U.S. on educational visas. She was given the Hawaiian name "Hokulani" meaning "Heavenly Star."
  25. There's a hotel in Japan staffed by robots. The check-in desk is an animatronic velociraptor.
  26. Eddie Van Halen's guitar solo on Michael Jackson's "Beat It" caused a speaker to catch on fire during its recording.
  27. The word "cleavage" comes from geology. It refers to a separation between rocks or crystals. American movie censors adopted the term as a euphemism in 1940s.
  28. The word "quickie", which has sexual connotations today, began as a 1920s term for a film produced over the course of a mere two weeks.
  29. According to a study, each kid in a woman's household increases her risk of getting insufficient sleep by 46 percent.
  30. You can "rent a Jew" in Germany to socialize with them and break down prejudices in the process.
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