8. The emergence of vacuum cleaners as a status symbol
7. Domino's two medium 2-topping pizzas for $5.99 each deal (what a bargain!)
6. The perplexing Arctic Monkeys - P. Diddy connection
5. Pope Benedict IX was pope three times, sold the papacy once, and first became pope sometime before turning 20
4. The existence of platypuses (platypi?)
3. Apartheid only ended in 1994. How is that even possible?
2. The unimaginable vastness of the universe and the contrasting smallness of what comprises it
1. This music video