Today’s Trivia

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In the 1960’s, US spy planes were taking photos of Cuba. Those who analyzed them noticed something peculiar. They were building soccer fields. Cubans don’t like soccer, they like baseball. Russians like soccer. This is how the Cuban Missile Crisis started. (Source)

 

When a missionary told the Amazonian Piraha tribe the story of his aunt’s suicide, they laughed. No one in their tribe had ever committed suicide and they had no concept of it, so they thought it was a joke. (Source)

 

In 2000, a romance novel tilted Zabibah and the King was published in Iraq, quickly becoming a best seller. Soon after, it was found out that the book was originally published and written anonymously by Saddam Hussein. (Source)

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower spent his entire military career, from 2nd Lieutenant to five-star General, in logistics, training, and administration. He never saw combat. (Source)

 

After Nietzsche’s death, his sister edited his work to remove anything that didn’t align with the Nazi Doctrine. Writings that were Anti-Nazi, were edited to be Pro-Nazi, and used by Hitler’s party. The Nazis didn’t know she did this, and believed that Nietzsche was genuinely pro-Nazi. (Source)

 

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