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To be a true “lucky rabbit’s foot” charm, it has to be the left hind leg of the rabbit, and be caught in a cemetery on either a full moon, new moon, or a Friday the 13th. (Source)


The entirety of China follows one timezone, despite the fact that it spans five. This is due to the Communist party’s efforts to create a unified nation and results in a 10am sunrise and midnight sunset in some areas of the country. (Source)


Tito, tired of Stalin’s attempts to assassinate him, openly wrote: “Stop sending people to kill me. We’ve already captured five of them, one of them with a bomb and another with a rifle. (…) If you don’t stop sending killers, I’ll send one to Moscow, and I won’t have to send a second.” (Source)


The Soviet Union cancelled history exams in 1988 because increased government transparency had revealed that the textbooks were filled with lies (Source)


In 1980 the Supreme Court awarded the Sioux tribe 106 million dollars as compensation for land that was taken from them. The Sioux refused to accept the payment, and the money remains in the US Treasury to this day, accruing interest. As of 24 August 2011 the Sioux interest on their money has compounded to over 1 billion dollars.  (Source)


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