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In Finland, you are given a top hat and a sword when you get a PhD diploma.
Playing video games like Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed can boost your ability to learn motor skills.
In 1980, the coyote finally caught the road runner. He then asks the audience "Now what do I do?"
Alex the Parrot
A parrot named Alex was subject of a 30-year experiment. His last words to his caretaker were: "You be good, see you tomorrow. I love you."
In 2007, the 5000-year-old skeletal remains of two lovers embracing each other were found at Mantua.
Rescued Penguin Returns Every Year
In 2011, a penguin covered in oil and starving on a beach near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was rescued by a pensioner. Ever since then, Dindim the penguin travels 5,000 miles every year to visit him.
A computer programmer named Maneesh Sethi hired a woman to slap him across the face every time he uses Facebook during working hours.
Random Darknet Shopper
There's a bot called the 'Random Darknet Shopper' that is given $100 in bitcoins every week to purchase random items on the darkweb. It ended up buying 10 ecstasy pills and the creator was subsequently arrested.