1) We take more pictures in two minutes today than were taken in the entire 19th century.
2) The University of Oxford in England is older than the Aztec Empire.
3) Betty White is older than sliced bread. She was born in 1922, six years before the first loaf of prepackaged sliced bread was sold.
4) Technically Strawberries are not berries – but bananas are. Other odd members of the berry family include kiwis, pomegranates, and tomatoes.
5) For every human on earth, there are roughly 1.6 million ants. Surprisingly, the total weight of the ants is equal to the weight of the humans.
6) Anne Frank was born in 1929, the same year as Martin Luther King Jr. If they were still alive today, they’d be 87 years old.
7) ‘Diamond rain’ falls on Saturn and Jupiter.
8) The rhyme “Humpty Dumpty” never says that he’s an egg. Sing it, If you don’t believe.
9) Eskimos keep their food in refrigerators to keep it from freezing.
10) There are more fake flamingos in the world than real ones.
11) Each year more beachgoers are killed by falling coconuts than shark attacks.
12) Shakespeare invented the name Jessica for his play, “The Merchant of Venice.”
13) Octopuses have three hearts.
14) Sean Connery turned down the role of Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings trilogy because he “didn’t understand the part.”
15) Scotland’s national animal is the unicorn.
16) Did you know that Shakespeare lived during the same time as Pocahontas?
17) Lobsters were considered poor people’s food until it came into fashion i.e after World War II.
18) When “Star Wars: A New Hope” hit theaters in 1977, France was still executing people with a guillotine. The practice continued until 1981 when the country abolished the death penalty.
19) The chances of you drinking a drop of water that passed through a dinosaur’s body is nearly 100 percent.
20) Cleopatra was born closer to Steve Jobs’ invention of the iPhone than the construction of the Great Pyramid.
21) Whoa! 1990’s are further away than 2030. Where did the time go?