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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.
Russian Bear Dog
Caucasian Mountain Dog (aka Russian Bear Dog) males reach over 200lb and have historically been used to hunt bears.
Hello Kitty Hospital
There's a Hello Kitty-themed hospital in Taiwan.
Paul Walker was in a jewellery store one day when he noticed a young U.S. military veteran with his fiancée shopping for a wedding ring. Paul went to the manager and said “Put that girl’s ring on my tab.”
There is a bed called the Cuddle Mattress that it is divided into layers of foam for your arm to slip though.
Valentine Tapley promised to never shave again if Abraham Lincoln was elected president. He died in 1910 with a 12-foot-long beard.
Ecosia is a search engine that helps to save the environment by donating 80% of its income to planting trees in Brazil.