1. There are about 50 million guns in Yemen, a country of 26 million people.
  2. A lack of exercise is now causing as many deaths as smoking across the world, a study suggests.
  3. When wolves howl together, they harmonize rather than sing on one note to give the illusion of greater numbers.
  4. The Hindenburg made 17 successful transatlantic trips before catching fire.
  5. A secretary once told Steve Jobs she was late for work because her car wouldn't start. That afternoon, Jobs threw her a set of keys for a brand new Jaguar, saying: "Here, don't be late anymore."
  6. The world's first weather map, published in The Times on 1st April 1875, gave the weather for the previous day.
  7. Pluto never made a full revolution around the sun while it was still considered a planet.
  8. Turophobia is the fear of cheese.
  9. The Amazon
    represents more than
    half of the Earth's
    rainforests.
  10. With over 4 billion people and 30% of Earth's total land area, Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent.
  11. The common cold is caused by over 200 different viruses.
  12. Vitamin B6 helps you remember your dreams.
  13. There's an Obama Fried Chicken (OFC) in China.
  14. Every single cell in our skeleton is replaced every 7 years.
  15. Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany, but her family moved to Amsterdam in the early 1930s when the Nazis gained control.
  16. 50%
    of the world is under 30.
  17. 61% of school children in India have disease-causing germs on their hands.
  18. The ice sheet of Antarctica has been in existence for at least 40 million years.
  19. McDonald's used to sell pizza in the 70s.
  20. A man survived a fall from the Empire State Building after landing on a catwalk.
  21. In Dorset, Minnesota, a 3-year-old boy was elected as mayor .
  22. In 1939, Adolf Hitler's nephew wrote an article called "Why I Hate My Uncle."
  23. The longest prison sentence ever given was 30,000 years.
  24. Anne Frank wrote in her famous diary, "When I write I can shake off all my cares. (...) But (...) will I ever be able to write something great?"
  25. 80%
    of new businesses in the U.S. fail within the first 18 months of launching.
  26. The 2008 Constitution of Ecuador recognized nature as an entity with legally enforceable rights, making it the first country in the world to do so.
  27. A serial killer convicted of raping and murdering 110 girls was released after just 14 years. Today, his whereabouts are unknown.
  28. In 1954, Ann Hodges from Alabama became the only confirmed person to have been hit by a meteorite.
  29. There's a self-portrait sculpture made from 9 pints (4.2 liters) of the artist's frozen blood.
  30. A 99-year-old man divorced his 96-year-old wife after 77 years of marriage because he discovered an affair she had in the 1940s.
  31. Christianity began as a Second Temple Judaic sect in the mid-1st century in Judea. It quickly spread to Europe, Mesopotamia, Asia and by the 4th century had become the official state church of the Roman Empire.
  32. North Korea, independent since 1948, is not recognised by Japan and South Korea.
  33. The Brown bear is the national animal of Finland.
  34. 5.2% of world trade comes through Hong Kong.
  35. Your liver produces about 1 gram of cholesterol per day.
  36. IKEA is an acronym: "IK" are the founder's initials, "E" is for the farm he grew up on (Elmtaryd), and "A" is for Agunnaryd, his village.
  37. Your Facebook "likes" are protected by the U.S. constitution's first amendment.
  38. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s original name was Michael Luther King, Jr.
  39. Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday
  40. Cats can't see
    directly below their noses.
  41. The average American eats 25 pounds (11.3 KG) of candy each year.
  42. One of Richard Nixon's re-election slogans in 1972 was "You Can't Lick our Dick."
  43. In 1898, Nikola Tesla predicted drone warfare.
  44. Two cups of coffee a day were found to reduce the risk of alcohol-related cirrhosis by 43%.
  45. Women are 50% less likely to access the Internet than men in poor urban communities.
  46. In 2015, Google dropped their old motto "Don't Be Evil."
  47. You can't cry on space because your tears won't ever fall.
  48. In South India, people roll over food leftovers served to Brahmins in the belief that all troubles and ailments will be cured.
  49. Giraffes flick insects away with their tongues.
  50. 39%
    of U.S. casualties in the Vietnam War occured through friendly fire.
  51. If we could capture just 0.1% of the ocean's kinetic energy caused by tides, we could satisfy the current global energy demand 5 times over.
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