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The jars of Nutella sold in a year could cover The Great Wall of China8 times.
The Great Wall of China is not visible from space, but China’s air pollution is.
The Berlin Wall was torn down by mistakenly-empowered citizens after an East German spokesman misspoke at a press conference and mentioned immediate border crossing privileges for every citizen.
The Golden State Fence Company, hired to build part of the US-Mexico border wall, was fined US$5M for hiring illegal immigrant workers.
David Bowie performed at the Berlin Wall in 1987 while East Germans gathered to listen behind. You could hear them cheering and singing along from the other side.
There is a section of the Berlin Wall in the men’s bathroom of the Main Street Station casino in Las Vegas.
Usain Bolt owns a 3-ton segment of the Berlin Wall.
In 1963, an East German soldier stole a tank drove it through the Berlin Wall to escape.
The last person who died at the Berlin Wall attempted to escape in a hot air balloon but fell to his death.
In 1989, Margaret Thatcher pleaded with Mikhail Gorbachev to keep the Berlin Wall up.
The 9th of November is a significant day in Germany. In 1918, Germany became a republic. In 1923, the Bier Hall Putsch in Munich. In 1938, Kristallnacht. In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell.
Around 5,000 people attempted to escape over the Berlin Wall, with an estimated death toll ranging from 136 to more than 200.
As recently as 2012, new stretches of the Great Wall of China have been discovered around the border of present day Mongolia.
You could cover the Great Wall of China 8 times with the number of jars of Nutella sold in a year.
Jonah Hill snorted so much fake cocaine while filming “The Wolf of Wall Street” that he got bronchitis.
The Great Wall of China is being destroyed by farmers living around the structure who have been turning it into pathways, shelters and even fertilisers for crops.
Wall Street was named after a 12-foot wall that was built by the 17th-century citizens of New Amsterdam to discourage pirate attacks.
Trey Parker, co-creator of “South Park,” has a signed photo of Saddam Hussein on his office wall.
Inside the Berlin Wall ended up the ironically-named the Church of Reconciliation. GDR authorities ordered the church to be dynamited in 1985.
A Swedish woman “married” the Berlin Wall in front of a few guests in 1979. She was devastated when most of it was torn down in 1989.