More than 10 million dogs and about four million cats are killed every year across China for their meat.
The city didn't pay it off until November 2006 — 30 years after the closing ceremonies.
71% of people in China measure success by the things they own, making it the world's most materialistic country.
Fossils demonstrate that some dinosaurs slept with their heads tucked under their arms.
Dyeing pets to look like other wild animals is a trend in China.
If you have US$10 in your pocket and no debts, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.
More people go to church on Sunday in China than in the whole of Europe.
The remains of England's King Richard III were found buried under a parking lot in Leicester in 2013. He was killed on the battlefield in 1485.
China has treatment camps for Internet addicts.
One in three newlyweds reported that their spouse's spending habits are different than what they expected.
In 2013, female stockings covered in fake male hair became a fashion hit in China as a way to deter unwanted male attention.
Nearly 360,000 pedestrians enter the heart of Times Square each day. On the busiest days, Times Square has pedestrian counts as high as 450,000.
The word 'censorship' is censored in China.
In 1939, Adolf Hitler's nephew wrote an article called 'Why I Hate My Uncle.'
A new skyscraper is built in China every five days.
In 1944, Helen Duncan became the last woman convicted and imprisoned under Great Britain's Witchcraft Act of 1735.