1. In 2005, nature protection officials reported over 1,000 toads exploding unexpectedly in Hamburg, Germany.
  2. Mary Toft, an English woman, became the center of considerable controversy when, in 1726, she convinced doctors that she had given birth to rabbits.
  3. Al Pacino was offered the role of Han Solo, but turned it down because he "didn't understand the script." He also turned down lead roles in Die Hard, Pretty Woman, Beverly Hills Cop and Apocalypse Now.
  4. There's a species of trilobite named Han Solo.
  5. Andre Agassi, who won 8 grand slams, once said he hates tennis "with a dark and secret passion."
  6. Martin Luther King Jr.'s family doesn't believe James Earl Ray killed him. Instead, they say it was the owner of the restaurant where he was killed, with the Mafia and the U.S. government involved.
  7. Despite their looks, falcons are more closely related to parrots than they are to hawks and eagles.
  8. Africa is being split into two due to the birth of a new ocean.
    In 2005, an 8 m (26 ft) wide and 60 km (37 miles) long stretch of the earth opened up in just 10 days.
  9. The bones of Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele are used in forensic medical courses in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  10. "Transabled" people cut off their own limbs to become disabled. That makes them feel more comfortable in their own body.
  11. In 2017, a man was leaving his house in Mainhausen, Germany only to run into a wall that was built in the doorway of his home during the night.
  12. Montana the only state in the U.S. whose constitution mandates teaching Native American tribal history.
  13. The Obama administration deported more people than any other president's administration in history.
  14. The most Ferrero Rocher chocolates eaten in one minute is 9, achieved by Peter Czerwinski from Canada.
  15. Changing another country's weather is classed as a war crime under the Geneva Convention of 1976.
  16. Pronoia, the opposite of paranoia, is the delusion that everyone is secretly plotting your success.
  17. Lady Gaga's real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.
  18. Tina Christopherson, a woman reportedly having the IQ of 189, died in 1977 when she fanatically drank 4 gallons (15 litres) of water a day in an effort to "cleanse her body" of what she suspected was stomach cancer.
  19. In 2016, an Indian bus driver became the first person in modern recorded history to be struck dead by a meteorite.
  20. David Phyall, the last resident in a block of flats due to be demolished in Bishopstoke, England, decapitated himself with a chainsaw in 2008 to highlight the injustice of being forced to move out.
  21. 20 robots work at the Robot Restaurant in Harbin, China. They can deliver food, cook, usher and entertain diners.
  22. In 1754, Ursulina de Jesus, a woman from Sao Paulo, was accused of interfering with her husband's fertility by the use of magic. She was executed by burning in public.
  23. 18 years after Vietnamese man Ma Van Nhat had surgery for injuries sustained in a car crash, doctors found surgical scissors in his abdomen.
  24. Converse shoes is a Nike Company since 2003.
  25. On a QWERTY keyboard a typist's fingers cover 20 miles a day; on a Dvorak keyboard it's only one mile.
  26. The longest human nipple hair was 17 cm (6.6 in) long.
  27. You can die instantly after being struck by dropping coconut.
  28. Ernest Hemingway received 36 shock treatments for depression, some of which impaired his memory so badly that he couldn't remember his name.
  29. Englishman Ken Edwards ate 36 Madagascan cockroaches in one minute in 2001.
  30. According to a Pew study, 56% of Americans think the use of atomic bombs in Japan in 1945 was justified, down from 63% in 1991.
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