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At 17 years old, an Indian man named Jadav Payeng started planting trees on a barren sandbar. At age 47, he lives in his own 1360 acre forest which now houses rhinos, tigers, deer, apes and elephants.
Japan Kit Kat Flavors
In Japan, over 200 flavors of Kit Kat have been introduced since 2000, including cucumber, ginger ale, soy sauce, wasabi, green tea, and lemon vinegar.
"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.