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Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was Moon.

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    In 1965, a four-year-old nearly drowned at a beach, but was rescued by a woman named Alice Blaise. 9 years later, that boy saved a man at the same beach. That man was Alice's husband.
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    Playing Tetris after a traumatic event can prevent the development of traumatic memories and reduce the chance of having flashbacks.
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    In 2007, the 5000-year-old skeletal remains of two lovers embracing each other were found at Mantua.
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    Using a remote-controlled camera, biologists caught dolphins getting high by sucking on puffer fish. They were even caught passing the puffer fish around.

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    Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was Moon.
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    Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence in only eight hours, a group of scientists have claimed.
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    Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the moon, carried with him a piece of cloth and wood from the original 1903 Wright Flyer.
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    The ‘@’ sign is centuries old, and was used in Europe to denote a unit of weight (the “arroba”) equivalent to 25 lbs.
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    In 2005, a portion of T-Rex bone was dissolved in acid, it revealed soft tissue with sections of possible DNA.
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    WWOOF is a international program that allows you to travel the world, with food/accommodations covered, in exchange for volunteer work.
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    In 585 BC, a solar eclipse occurred in the middle of a battle between the Lydians and the Medes. They promptly ceased fighting and signed a peace treaty.
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    Playing Tetris after a traumatic event can prevent the development of traumatic memories and reduce the chance of having flashbacks.
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    If NYC were its own country, and the NYPD was its army, it would be the twentieth-best-funded army in the world, just behind Greece and just ahead of North Korea.
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    In 1949, an official boxing match between a bear and a man was held. The bear won.

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