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Dave Chappelle converted to Islam in 1998. He said, “I don’t normally talk about my religion publicly because I don’t want people to associate me and my flaws with this beautiful thing” (Source)

 

Modern cattle are all descended from about 81 cows, captured and domesticated in the Anatolia region of Turkey (Asia Minor) about 11,000 years ago (Source)

 

Modern cattle are all descended from about 81 cows, captured and domesticated in the Anatolia region of Turkey (Asia Minor) about 11,000 years ago (Source)

 

K2, the world’s second tallest mountain, has no local name. It is so remote and inaccessible that very few local people knew of its existence, and thus why it retains its original surveying moniker given to it by British surveyors. (Source)

 

In the 1960’s, for fear of having their submarine communication cables cut by the Soviets, the US military sent 480,000,000 copper needles into space to secure their communications infrastructure. The needles acted as a mirror for radio waves, enabling communication between distant sites. (Source)

 

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