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Cymothoa exigua is a type of parasite that enters through fish's gills, eats their tongue, and then replaces it.
The universally popular Hershey bar was used overseas during World War II as currency.
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Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37 percent fewer mistakes.
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The Danish word for condom is 'svangerskabsforebyggendemiddel'.
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Baks the blind boxer has a seeing eye goose named Buttons; a four-year-old goose who leads the pup around everywhere either by hanging onto him with her neck, or by honking to tell him which way to go.
In 2011, there were 3 known cases around the world of twins coming from different fathers.
A fully loaded supertanker traveling at normal speed takes a least twenty minutes to stop.
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On some poorly researched trivia lists it is stated as a fact that a pregnant goldfish is called a twit. This is not true as goldfish lay eggs.
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In 1956, the IBM 350 hard disk drive had 3.75 MB of storage, weighed over 2000 lbs, had to be moved around with forklifts, and was delivered via large cargo airplanes.
All polar bears are left handed
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One of every 8 married couples in the US last year met online.
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Boxer Wladimir Klitshko auctioned his Olympic gold medal to raise money for underprivileged Ukrainian children. He raised $1,000,000. The buyer immediately returned the medal to Wladimir as he wanted it to remain in the Klitschko family.
On average a woman has 4 sexual partners in her lifetime.
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The little bags of netting for gas lanterns (called 'mantles') are radioactive...so much so that they will set of an alarm at a nuclear reactor.
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During World War II, Uncle Ben's was the exclusive supplier of rice to the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Elvis Presley got a 'C' in his eighth grade music class.
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Costco hasn't changed the price of its $1.50 hot dog/soda combo since 1985.
Army ants are used as “natural sutures”. Their jaws are so powerful, natives staple wounds by forcing ants to bite them and break off the body
The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!
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More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
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