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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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    The Guinness Book of Records was originally published by Guinness Breweries as a reference for settling bar arguments.
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    Gary Kremen, founder of match.com, lost his girlfriend to a man she met on match.com.
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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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    To sell your home faster, and for more money, paint it yellow.
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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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    MI6 once hacked an Al-Qaeda website and replaced instructions on how to make a bomb with a cupcake recipe.
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    The Procrastinators' Club of America newsletter is called Last Month's Newsletter.
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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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    In 1895 Hampshire police handed out the first ever speeding ticket, fining a man for doing 6mph!
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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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    The U.S. Government spent $277,000 on pickle research in 1993.
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    Twenty nine percent of women spend more time shopping for shoes than they do looking for a life long mate.
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    Each year, there are more than 40,000 toilet related injuries in the United States.
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    There is a museum in Spain that shows 2 T.Rex skeletons having sex.

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