1. About 10% of pimps accept credit or debit cards.
  2. Two-thirds of Britons lie about having read a book in order to seem more intelligent. The commonest book that people lie about is George Orwell's 1984.
  3. "Dead Woman's Crossing" is a community in Custer County, Oklahoma, that got its name from a murder that happened in 1905.
  4. Mary Walker, a surgeon during the U.S. Civil War, is the only female Medal of Honor recipient.
  5. Depending on what Star Movie movie you're watching, Yoda has a different number of toes.
  6. 51.5% of deaths for hip-hop musicians are homicide.
  7. 19.3% of deaths for metal musicians are suicide.
  8. The average person spends 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime.
  9. Fidel Castro's father joined the Spanish Army in the late 19th century to fight against Cuban independence.
  10. A physicist faced with a fine for running a stop sign in 2012 proved his innocence by publishing a mathematical paper. He even won a prize for his efforts.
  11. The grasshopper mouse eats scorpions, centipedes, snakes and even other mice.
  12. There are about 120,000 Jews of Ethiopian descent in Israel. Ethiopian Judaism is nearly identical to that practiced 2,000 years ago during the Second Temple Period.
  13. The idea that "Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day" came from a company trying to sell more cereal during its 1944 marketing campaign.
  14. Watermelon Steaks are suggested by many cookbooks as a meat substitute for vegetarians.
  15. Alaska is geographically big enough to fit 19 U.S. states within its borders.
  16. A white American became a Japanese citizen, and successfully sued a business that refused entry to non-Japanese for racial discrimination in 2001, winning US$25,000 in damages.
  17. The town of "Sexmoan", in the Philippines, changed its name in 1991 to "Sasmuan" because its sexual connotation.
  18. In 2015, life expectancy in the U.S. decreased for the first time since 1993.
  19. Cincinnati is named after Cincinnatus, a ruler of the Roman Empire who saved Rome from crisis and then retired to his farm rather than rule.
  20. From July to September 2001, heavy downpours of red-coloured rain fell sporadically on the state of Kerala, India.
  21. In Morocco, goats poop out undigestible seeds which are collected, processed and turned into very expensive cosmetics and food.
  22. Parrots can die of arrhythmia, heart attack or stroke.
  23. Typhus killed 90% of Napoleon's soldiers on Russia. Fleas and lice were sufficient to spread the disease and kill more than 500,000 men.
  24. Jesus' name translated from Hebrew to English would be 'Joshua'. We get the name 'Jesus' by translating the Hebrew name to Greek to Latin to English.
  25. In 2003, two men stole an empty Boeing 727 from the Luanda International Airport and flew it into the sunset. They have never been found.
  26. A Swedish woman "married" the Berlin Wall in front of a few guests in 1979. She was devastated when most of it was torn down in 1989.
  27. A 30-year-old woman from India, who claimed to have fallen in love with a snake, got married to the reptile in 2006.
  28. A company called LifeGem creates diamonds from the ashes of your loved one.
  29. Underwater hockey was invented in the 1950s in Britain and is played with snorkelling gear, a stick, and a puck weighing over one kilogram.
  30. With 190 billionaires and more than two million millionaires, China tags just behind the U.S. in number of high-net-worth individuals.
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