100 Amazing Facts Around the World

40. In 2012, a teen secretly lived in AOL’s HQ for 2 months, eating free food, using gym & showers, sleeping in conference rooms while working for his start-up. Everyone assumed he worked there. Meet Eric Simons.

Teen Who Lived Secretly in AOL HQ

39. Lake Michigan gets so clear after winter’s ice melt that you can actually see shipwrecks in the depths from the air.

Lake Michigan Gets Clear to View Shipwrecks

38. An Australian bushranger Josheph Johns escaped from prison so many times that the government had to build a special cell to hold him. Governor was so confident of the arrangements, he said “if you escape again, I’ll forgive you”. John escaped that as well.

Australian bushranger Josheph Johns escaped from prison

37. During WWII, soldiers were known to take precious family photos and put them under clear grips on their 1911 pistols. They were called as Sweetheart Grips.

Sweetheart Grips of WWII

36. Laser tattoo removal doesn’t remove the tattoo. It just helps break it down so that the white blood cells can carry it away. Eventually, you poo out the tattoo.

Laser Tattoo Removal is Not Removing Tattoos

35. There is a prison in Brazil that allows inmates to pedal stationary bicycles, providing electricity to a nearby city in exchange for reduced sentences.

prison in Brazil that allows inmates to pedal stationary bicycles for providing electricity

34. 99% people backspace their whole password when they just mess up one letter in the password.

99% People Backspace Their Password When One Character Mistake

33. In 1961, a Russian doctor had to remove his own appendix after it burst because he was the only doctor stationed in a remote soviet research station in Antarctica and he survived.

Russian doctor had to remove his own appendix in Antarctica

32. Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the world without a river.

Saudi Arabia is the Largest Country in the World without River

31. Dr. Barry J. Marshall was convinced that H. pylori bacteria caused stomach ulcers, but no one believed him. Since it was illegal to test his theory on humans, he drank the bacteria himself, developed ulcers within days, treated him with antibiotics, and he went on to win a Nobel Prize.

Dr. Barry J. Marshall

30. The longest continual train route can take you from Portuguese coast, through Russia, all the way to Southern Vietnam, covering over 10,700 miles and 17 countries in 13 days.

World's Longest Continual Train Route

29. In 2007, Iran arrested 14 squirrels for spying.

Iran Arrested 14 Squirrels in 2007 For Spying

28. “The Avengers” were a real team of Jewish assassins that tracked down and executed Nazi war criminals after WWII.

The Avengers were a real team of Jewish assassins

27. An SR-71 Blackbird once flew from LA to Washington DC in 64 minutes. Average speed was 2145 mph.

SR-71 Blackbird once flew from LA to Washington DC in 64 minutes

26. In 1978, pilot Frederick Valentich and his plane disappeared in Australia mysteriously. His last communication was “Melbourne that strange aircraft is hovering on top of me again.. (two seconds open microphone). It is hovering and it’s not an aircraft.

Frederick Valentich's Mysterious Disappearance Related to UFO

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