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After World War 2 ended in 1945, a Japanese officer named Hiroo Onoda didn't surrender and continued the war for 29 years because he didn't know that Japan had surrendered and the war was over.
As a reward for record profits, the CEO of Lenovo, Yang Yuanqing, received a $3 million bonus, which he redistributed to about 10,000 of Lenovo's employees. He did the same again in 2013.
Japan's Musical Roads
Japan has a network of "melody roads" that play music as you drive over them at the correct speed.
Jim Carrey was offered the role of the 8th doctor in Doctor Who, but he declined.
Russian Bear Dog
Caucasian Mountain Dog (aka Russian Bear Dog) males reach over 200lb and have historically been used to hunt bears.
Ants have graveyards.
Mike the Headless Chicken
Mike the Headless Chicken was no different from any other chicken, except that he lived for 18 months after his head had been cut off.
A single banana is called a finger and a bunch of bananas is called a hand.