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When you wake up with a jolt, it's called a Hypnic Jerk. This usually happens during the lightest stages of sleep, and can happen as a natural reaction when you fall asleep in a car or airplane.
The Häagen-Dazs ice cream creator was American and made up the brand name to sound Danish, unique, and sophisticated. It doesn't mean anything.
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.
North Korea Cannabis
The only country where cannabis is completely legal and du jure is North Korea.
Larry Walters tied 45 balloons to his lawn chair and rose to 15,000 feet.
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.
Singing Health Benefits
Singing exercises your heart, lungs, and releases endorphins which make you feel good.
Army Ant Sutures
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.