Mental Floss is a pretty cool magazine which I don't subscribe to because, well, I don't subscribe to magazines anymore. But, they also have a fun blog, Twitter feed and website where you learn all sorts of interesting things. Such as...this:
The United States contains 2.35 billion square-feet of self-storage space. This equates to roughly 7.4 square feet of space for every person in the country.
Or, as Ira Glass puts it: “All of us could stand inside self-storage at the same time.”
I really have nothing else to add to this. Also, check out the Amazing Fact Generator, which justifies its brilliant name with gems like this - try to stop clicking:
By the way, that's not very good company. Burma and Liberia? Not exactly known for smart, free thinking. But, a topic for another day...hit the above image and start finding your own amazing facts.