1. J. R. R. Tolkien typed the entire 1,200-page manuscript of The Lord of the Rings trilogy with two fingers.
  2. No man-made object has survived on Venus for more than 127 minutes.
  3. A man in Washington State was jailed in 2017 after mistakenly texting instructions to kill his wife and daughter to his former boss rather than the hitman.
  4. The average incomes of British pensioners are higher than those of working-age Britons.
  5. The female market squid sometimes display fake testicles to avoid the advances of males.
  6. After the invention of the bicycle, the average distance between birthplaces of spouses in England increased from one mile to 30 miles.
  7. A bank robbery has to take place during office hours, otherwise it is recorded as a burglary.
  8. In 2011, United States business entities incurred $29 billion in direct costs because of patent trolls.
  9. Ashton Kutcher is the co-founder of Thorn, an international anti-human trafficking organization that works to address the sexual exploitation of children using software technology.
  10. Saudi Arabia has been ruled by the same family for longer than the United States has been a country.
  11. The most disproportionately common physical injury diagnosis in California is "Motor vehicle accident."
  12. The most disproportionately common physical injury
    diagnosis in Texas is "insect bite."
  13. Soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo gave his agent a Greek island as a wedding present.
  14. Leonardo DiCaprio improvised the line "I'm the king of the world!" in the film "Titanic."
  15. 46% of couples engage in "Netflix cheating," watching Netflix shows without their partner, even when they've agreed to watch it together.
  16. Up to one in four cowboys in the Old West were African-American.
  17. In Finland, people call their country Suomi.
  18. Google's Android logo derives from the Atari Game called "Gauntlet: The Third Encounter".
  19. There are more spanish-speaking people in Los Angeles than english-speaking.
  20. Some firefighters in the U.S. are trained on how to treat aliens in case of a UFO crash or invasion.
  21. The reason the Pentagon is not a high-rise is because of the steel shortage during WW2.
  22. Napoleon named the Louvre after himself during his reign of France and housed his plunder of Europe.
  23. Nostradamus tried to study medicine twice and was expelled from both Universities.
  24. Israel has the highest number of museums per capita in the world.
  25. Winston Churchill and Charlie Chaplin were good friends.
  26. Buzz Aldrin's first words on the Moon were "Beautiful view."
  27. Prisoners who maintain a positive relationship with their children are 6 times less likely to reoffend.
  28. In 1798, Napoleon invaded Rome, arrested Pope Pius VI, and imprisoned him in France where he died a year later.
  29. 9% of Americans have used their phones during sex and 12% in the shower.
  30. Charles Darwin married his first cousin and had 10 children. 3 died as infants and 3 were infertile. He was the first to raise the question if incest may cause weaknesses in offspring after studying inbred plants in his garden.
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