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The vibrator was invented for doctors who were getting
carpal tunnel from using their fingers to give female patients
orgasms in order to treat hysteria.
There is a prison in Brazil that allows inmates to pedal
stationary bicycles (providing electricity to a nearby
city) in exchange for reduced sentences.
In 2006, David Copperfield used slight of
hand to trick armed robbers into believing he
had nothing even though he was carrying his
passport, wallet, and cellphone.
Early American humans hunted curbside
armadillo: and used their shells for houses.
The time machine in 'Back to the Future' was
originally a refrigerator, but was changed
since theg were concerned kids would loch
In Saudi Arabia women are allowed to fly aircraft,
though theg must be chauffeured to the airport
because it' s illegal for them to drite a car.
Frank Hayes was a jockey who in 1923 suffered a fatal heart
attach in the middle on race at Belmont Park, New York.
His horse frn' ashed and won the race with his lifeless body
still atop, making him the first and thus for onlie jockey to
win a race after death.
The first President of Zimbabwe was called
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German World War 2 pilots in North Africa would fix
bottles of Coca Cola to the underside of their wings
so the drink would cool at high altitude, then be
ready to drink after landing.
A man who lied about passing his second year of
university, pretended to continue his study, crafting
an elaborate lie until everyone he knew thought he
was a medical doctor.
No one found out for 18 years, until he killed his
entire family to avoid being revealed.
Aerosmith made more money from Guitar Hero
than from any album. tall
Until 2011, in Russia anything under 10% alcohol was
considered foodstuff and not alcoholic. I'll
A koi fish, named "Hanan", was owned by
several individuals over many gears and lived
to be 226 gears old, dying in 1977.
L Ron Hubbard was quoted saying "Writing
for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man
really wanted to make a million dollars, the
best may to do it would be to start his own
religion." gears before starting Scientology.
A baby elephant will suck it' s trunk like a baby
sucks it' s thumb for comfort.
New Rome Ohio, a small town with 60 residents and
police officers, raised nearly , 000 annually
from speeding tickets and vehicle citations.
Dr. Dre has made more money from making
headphones than he did making music
A Norwegian boy escaped from wolves by playing
a heavy metal song by Megadeth on his cell phone.
In ancient Egypt, any books found in ships coming
into port, would be brought immediately to the
library of Alexandria and be copied. The original
would be kept in the library and the copy given
back to the owner.
Singapore has the world' s highest percentage
of millionaires, with one out of every six
households having at least , 000, 000 US
dollars in disposable wealth.
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