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A Chicago high school, as a fundraiser, played Justin
Bieber' s "Baby" between classes and had students pay
to stop it. The campaign raised , 000 in 3 days.
Speeding tickets in Finland are determined by the driver' s
annual income and a man once received a , 000 fine
for driving 50 mph in a 25 mph zone.
In the US the death penalty is, on average, more
expensive to taxpayers than life imprisonment.
The role of Captain jack Sparrow was initially
offered talim Carrey but he turned it down for
At the beginning of World War II, London Zoo killed
all their venomous animals in case the zoo was
bombed and the animals escaped.
A entrepreneur secretly lived in AOL' s
headquarters for 2 months, eating free food, using
the gym & showers and sleeping in conference rooms
while working on his . Everyone assumed he
A "moment" is actually medieval unit of
time that is equal to 1. 5 minutes. There are
40 moments in an hour.
There may be as many as active
serial killers in the US.
Due to a similar protein composition, blood can
be used as an egg substitute in baking and
making of ice cream.
In the , the CIA sponsored a Harvard study
where undergraduate student were humiliated
and subjected to "brutalizing psychological
experiments". The student who had the worse
reaction to the experiment was Ted Kaczynski who
later became the Unabomber.
Sesame Street in Nigeria has a version of Cookie Monster
named Gobi the Yam Monster. Since not many Nigerian
children have access to cookies, the producers decided to
give Gobi an insatiable craving for one of the country' s
staple foods. He often shouts out, "Me eat game'
The richest woman in Germany met her future
husband while she was working as an intern at BMW
of which she inherited a 12. 5 % stake) under a fake
name. He had no idea who she actually was until they
were sure about their relationship.
Cuddling with your partner significantly
improves the healing process of bruises and itll,
wounds due to the release of Oxytocin.
Gingers don' t feel pain to the same degree that everyone
else does. Redheads are less sensitive to electrically i r
induced pain but are more sensitive to thermal pain. 3
The average North Korean teenager is 8 inches shorter
than the average South Korean of the same age, due
entirely to malnourishment and privation.
Newspapers are so big (broadsheet) because the
British Government began taxing newspapers in
1712 based on the number of their pages.
An adopted man in Michigan searched for his
birth mother for A gears before finding out that
she worked at the same Lowe' s store that he
worked at. Neither of them knew.
LEGO is officially the umad' s largest tire
manufacturer. Producing 318 million tires per gear,
LEGO Group has been awarded a Guinness World
Record for largest tire manufacturer per annum.
A Thai woman accidentally slipped on "farmyard mud,"
grabbed a naked live wire and got electrocuted. After the
funeral, her sister was showing her neighbors how the
accident happened when she herself slipped, grabbed the
same live wire and also got electrocuted.
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