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U.S. FDA study showed 90% of more than 100 drugs, prescription and over-the-counter, “were perfectly good to use even 15 years after the expiration date.” The U.S. military saved $260 million in five years by not discarding expired drugs. (Source)

 

During their expedition Lewis and Clark brought packs of “thunderclappers,” rediculously strong laxatives made of 60 percent mercury. Due to the strength of the laxatives and the longevity of mercury, scientists can track the route of the expedition by following deposits. (Source)

 

Albert Einstein once declared that his second best idea after the theory of relativity was adding an egg to his soup while it was cooking so he wouldn’t have an extra pot to wash afterwards (Source)

 

In your lifetime, you are statistically bound to breathe in one molecule of air that’s been breathed by every other human throughout history (Source)

 

The words for the Algerian National Anthem were originally written on a prison wall in blood. (Source)

 

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