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    More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines.
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    President George W. Bush was once a cheerleader!
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    Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!
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    The average person spends three years of his or her life on a toilet.
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    More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
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    In South Korea, 'women-only' parking spaces are being introduced which are bigger and marked by pink skirts.
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    In 2013, man bought a house next to his ex-wife just to install a giant middle finger statue for her to see every day.
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    Britney Spears’ music is used by the British Navy to scare off Somali pirates.
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    In the UK, there's a guy named 'Major Dickie Head'.
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    Colorado switched mile marker "420" to "419.99" to stop people from stealing it.
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    Author Ian McEwan helped his son write his A-level English exam about one of his own novels, Enduring Love. The teacher disagreed with his interpretation.
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    In Japan, slurping loudly while eating noodles shows that the food is delicious. It's actually considered rude not to slurp!
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    In 2000, the KKK adopted a stretch of highway near St Louis, the MO government responded by renaming the road the “Rosa Parks Highway.”
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    Critic Michael Crowley gave such a poor review of one of author Michael Crichton's books that, in his next book, Crichton made a character 'Mick Crowley' who was a child molester with a small penis.
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    In response to the moral panic surrounding violent video games, Penn & Teller released “Desert Bus,” for the Sega Cd. In the game you drive a bus from Tuscon to Las Vegas in a straight line for 8 hours.
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    New Google employees are called "Nooglers", and are given a propeller beanie cap to wear on their first Friday.
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    Neil DeGrasse Tyson considered becoming a male stripper to make money during graduate school. When he visited the club, the dancers came out with lighter fluid soaked jockstraps and set them ablaze while dancing to “Great Balls of Fire.” He chose math tutoring instead.
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    In 2006, an Australian man tried to sell New Zealand on eBay. The starting price was $0.01 AUD and managed to reach $3000 before eBay closed the auction.
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    Omar bin Laden (Osama's son) was denied citizenship in Britain in 2007 because "Omar failed to provide his father's permanent address".
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    Former US President Calvin Coolidge (1924-28) enjoyed “buzzing for his bodyguards and then hiding under his desk as they frantically searched for him”.
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    In Lucerne, Switzerland, you can hire an evil clown to stalk your child for a week before their birthday, and on that day, he will smash a cake into your child’s face.
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    The US national public health institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has an actual “Zombie Plan” in place. It was started as a joke campaign, but actually evolved into real training and countermeasures because “if you’re well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack.”
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    In 2009, a drunk New Zealander lost a poker bet and had his name changed to "Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With Frostnova". He found out that it was accepted 5 years later after receiving a confirmation letter.
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    According to a 2014 study, 1 in 10 Americans think HTML is a sexually-transmitted disease.
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    According to a study by the National Science Foundation, only half of Americans believe in evolution, and one in 4 don't know that the Earth orbits the Sun.
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    Thomas Edison taught his second wife Morse code so they could communicate in secret by tapping into each other’s hands when her family was around.
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    For Valentine's Day 2014, an unnamed man sabotaged a special screening of "Beijing Love Story" at a Shanghai cinema by booking every other seat, subsequently preventing couples from sitting together.
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    Jeremy Clarkson once published his bank account number and sort code to prove that the information couldn't be used to steal money. Someone used it to set up a monthly direct debit from his bank account to a charity.
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    The Prince Charle Cinema in London has volunteer "ninjas" that hush obnoxious moviegoers.
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    There's a children's book titled "Where Willy Went" detailing the adventures of a sperm.
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    A computer programmer named Maneesh Sethi hired a woman to slap him across the face every time he uses Facebook during working hours.
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    The US Air Force researched a “Gay Bomb”: A non-lethal bomb containing really strong pheromones that will make the enemy forces attracted to each other. It won the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize.
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    There’s a company that provides private flights for individuals who want to join the “mile high club”. For $425.00 you get a 1 hour flight, chocolates, champagne, and a curtain.
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    In 2012, Swedish artist Fredrik Saker created a super-detailed self portrait and successfully submitted it as his driver’s license picture.
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    In 2005, a man named Ronald MacDonald robbed Wendy's.
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    When a massive power outage struck southern California in the 1990s, Los Angeles residents reportedly called 911 to express alarm about strange clouds hovering overhead; they were seeing the Milky Way for the first time.
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    Students at the John Hopkins University collaboratively decided to opt out of their final since the professor set his curve based on the highest score grading it as 100%. They chose to receive a score of zero, making it the highest grade and thereby getting 100%.
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    Brazil has their own version of Miss America. Miss Bumbum Brazil pageant is an annual competition for the best butt in the country.
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    Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park, felt his literature professor at Harvard was giving him unfair grades. To prove it, he turned in a paper by George Orwell and received a B-.
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    MI6 once hacked an Al-Qaeda website and replaced instructions on how to make a bomb with a cupcake recipe.
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    In 2006, a woman farted on a plane and tried to cover the smell by lighting matches, causing an emergency landing and an FBI investigation.
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    In 2012, a squirrel in Fareham, UK got its head trapped in a decorative Halloween skull and scared the crap out of the neighbours.
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    The dildo was invented at least 22,000 years before the wheel.
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    If you fake a laugh long enough, you'll actually start to laugh really hard.
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    The Russian Army's favorite marching song is the SpongeBob SquarePants theme song.

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