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In Korea, babies are 1 year old the day they are born and are a year older every Jan. 1st. This is called East Asian Age Reckoning (Source)   Read more »

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Alboin, King of the Lombards took his wife Rosamund as a spoil of war after he killed her father in War. At one point he made her drink from her father’s skull, which he kept as a trophy and fashioned into a mug, telling her to “drink merrily with your father.” She had him assassinated. (Source)   Read more »

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Taking pi to 39 digits allows us to measure the circumference of the observable universe to within the width of a single hydrogen atom. (Source)

In late 1981, Ronald Reagan started a program of giving “government surplus” cheese to the poor and unemployed Rust Bowl families. The cheese had been stockpiled to keep dairy prices up. (Source)   Read more »

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Incompetent people don’t know they are incompetent because their incompetence is the very thing that robs them of the ability to realize how incompetent they are. This is called the Dunning-Kruger effect. (Source) Read more »

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During the Great Depression of the 1930s, flour manufacturers saw women turning their flour sacks into clothing, diapers, dish cloths, and more, so they started packing their flour in pretty patterns. (Source) Read more »

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In 1913, Hitler, Freud, Tito, Stalin, and Trotsky all lived within 2 square miles of each other in Vienna (Source) Read more »

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Erin Langworthy was bungee jumping 360 feet above the Zambezi river when the cord broke and she was forced to swim the raging waters with her feet tied together, at one point diving to free the rope from debris. (Source) Read more »

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In a football match between Chelsea and Charlton Athletic, the fog was so thick that the Charlton keeper was unaware that the match had been stopped by the referee due to poor visibility, assuming play was in Chelsea’s half. It was 15 minutes before the police told him the game had been abandoned. (Source) Read more »

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Cat bites can be incredibly dangerous. Due to the fact that a cat’s teeth are sharp and narrow, the resulting wound can heal over easily – resulting in bacteria trapped beneath the skin. (Source) Read more »

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By eating herbivores with seeds in their stomachs and then leaving scat across a large range, cougars are able to plant around 94,000 plants a year. (Source) Read more »