1. When spun on a table, a U.S. ‘Lincoln Memorial' one-cent coin will land on tails 80% of the time.
  2. At 10,582sq km in size and about 100km across, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia – the world's largest salt flat – is roughly the size of Jamaica.
  3. Just 0.21% of the U.S. total population live in its capital city, the lowest percentage in the world.
  4. You can get tetanus a not just from a rusty nail but also from a perfectly clean one. It is caused by bacteria commonly found in soil, dust and animal feces.
  5. In 2014, a man from Arizona stole a diamond worth US$160,000 and traded it for US$20 of weed.
  6. The Axeman of New Orleans, a murderer who terrorized the city in 1918 and 1919, spared any home that was playing jazz, his favorite music.
  7. A honeybee has the same amount of hairs as a squirrel: 3 million.
  8. Fruit flies use hairs on their head and thorax to catapult dust off of them at accelerations of up to 500 times Earth's gravity.
  9. The names of the English rivers Avon, Axe, Esk, Exe and Ouse all mean ‘river' or ‘water' in various ancient languages.
  10. The McHotDog is a hot dog available at McDonald's in Japan.
  11. The female panda may only be fertile for a few days each year but during this period she will mate dozens of times with multiple males.
  12. The Star Wars lightsaber sound was made by combining the hum of an idle film projector and the buzz from an old TV set.
  13. Six-pack abs indicate nothing about your strength, your flexibility, your stamina, your speed, or your overall level of health.
  14. A bottlenose dolphin may use its tail flukes to flip a fish out of the water, and then retrieve the stunned prey.
  15. Amsterdam alone has 350 outdoor festivals every year.
  16. A zoo in Japan once spent four years trying to mate a pair of hyenas before realizing they were both males.
  17. One prevailing theory as to why butt hair exists is that there's simply
    no significant evolutionary pressure against butt hair.
  18. The only father-daughter collaboration to hit number one on the Billboard pop chart was “Something Stupid” by Frank and Nancy Sinatra in 1967.
  19. A species of stingray from the Amazon River is the only non-mammal to be observed chewing their food.
  20. Ping-pong balls have been made larger to make the sport better for television.
  21. People love Pandas because it reminds them of babies, some scientists say.
  22. The Chicago Cubs victory parade of 2016 was the seventh largest gathering in human history.
  23. The allies considered dropping glue to stick Nazi troops to the ground.
  24. 'Flabbergasted' was first recorded in a 1772 list of new words alongside 'bored'.
  25. The last war chief of the Crow Tribe captured 50 horses from the Germans in World War II.
  26. 2-1-1 is a U.S. 24/7 hotline run by the United Way that assists people in need by connecting them with assistance programs that may help them.
  27. An albatross can fly over 600 miles without flapping it's wings.
  28. About 25% of people in the U.S. with college degrees don't have a job and aren't even looking.
  29. According to a 2002 study in the U.S., about 45% of homeless adults had worked in the past 30 days.
  30. Disney makes twice as much money from their theme parks than what they make from their actual movies.
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