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"Monowi" is a town in Nebraska that has a population of 1; the Mayor pays taxes to herself.
There's a restaurant in Albuquerque called Tim's Place that serves breakfast, lunch, and hugs - and it's owned by a man with Down's Syndrome.
In Colorado, USA, there's a small town called Dinosaur. Some of its street names include Brontosaurus Blvd, Brontosaurus Bypass, Stegosaurus Freeway, and Tyrannosaurus Trail.
A robotic fsh created by researchers at NYU-Poly was left to interact with normal fish. It was accepted by them and soon guided them as a leader.
In 1977, researchers detected a strong and unusual radio signal from space that lasted 72 seconds. It hasn't been detected since.
Polar Bear License Plates
License plates in the Canadian Northwest Territories are shaped like polar bears.
In Finland, you are given a top hat and a sword when you get a PhD diploma.
Before clocks, there were candle clocks that when burned, indicated the passage of periods of time. To set an alarm, you pushed a nail into the desired point and the nail would fall and clank on the metal holder.