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  1. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to SLOW a film down so you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the norm.
  2. 40% of Australian women have DD sized boobs, or larger. Source
  3. Blonde beards grow faster than darker beards.
  4. Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Reagan.
  5. Humans can theoretically survive on a diet entirely composed of nothing but potatoes and butter. Source
  6. In 1862 Ulysses Grant issued Gen. Order 11 order expelling the jews frm TN, MS, KY. Read More
  7. An Applebee’s in Detroit accidentally gave a 15-month old apple juice mixed with alcohol. The mom said “He was saying hi and bye to the walls. Source
  8. Both Hitler and Napoleon were missing one testicle.

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  9. The most successful interrogator of WWII preferred friendliness to torture. He would take prisoners to the zoo and even arranged for one prisoner to enjoy a flight in a German fighter plane. Source
  10. Only around 3% of people who receive CPR go on to lead a normal life. Source
  11. Faking confidence can positively change your brain chemistry and your life. Source
  12. 0.5% of the world’s population owns 38.5% of its wealth. The bottom 66% of humanity account for just 3.3% of it. Source
  13. Residents of Churchill, Canada leave their cars unlocked to offer an escape for pedestrians who might encounter Polar Bears on Main Street. Source
  14. By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.
  15. There is a mushroom that grows in the wild that tastes nearly identical to chicken/fried chicken. Source
  16. Catgut comes from sheep not cats.
  17. For a period of thirty years a man weighed everything he ate and drank, as well as all of his waste, in order to study metabolism. Source
  18. The process of getting torn apblack-holeart by a black hole is called Spaghettification. Source
  19. The Guillotine was still the official method of execution in France until the death penalty was abolished… in 1981. Source
  20. Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them use to burn their houses down -- hence the statement "to get fired."
  21. Twice a year the sun perfectly lines up with the streets of New York, creating a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge. Source
  22. Compact discs read from the inside to the outside edge, the reverse of how a record works.
  23. Scientists are working on a technology where the road can charge electric cars as they drive on it. Source
  24. Louisiana is the prison capital of the world – 1 out of every 86 adults is behind bars, which is the highest rate in the US and twice the national rate. Source
  25. The Netherlands are cutting 1,200 jobs and closing a total of 8 prisons due to a lack of prisoners. Source

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