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Before soccer referees started using whistles in 1878, they used to rely on waving a handkerchief .



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The human liver performs over 500 functions

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The human liver performs over 500 functions


A U.S. company came out with a toilet night-light that sends out a green warning beacon when the seat is up

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A U.S. company came out with a toilet night-light that sends out a green warning beacon when the seat is up


Parma ham is only Parma ham if it is made in the Parma region of Italy. The British chain supermarket Asda, made and packaged its own

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Parma ham is only Parma ham if it is made in the Parma region of Italy. The British chain supermarket Asda, made and packaged its own "Parma ham" and was successfully sued by the real Parma ham people (Parma Ham Trade Association)


Good King Wenceslas wasn't good at all - he was just not as bad as the rest of his family. He was also very dead on the Feast of Stephen.

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Good King Wenceslas wasn't good at all - he was just not as bad as the rest of his family. He was also very dead on the Feast of Stephen.


In the U.S. there are approximately 65.8 million cats

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In the U.S. there are approximately 65.8 million cats


Over one million Pet Rocks were sold in 1975, makine Gary Dahl, of Los Gatos, California, a millionaire. He got the idea while joking with friends about his pet that was easy to take care of, which was a rock

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Over one million Pet Rocks were sold in 1975, makine Gary Dahl, of Los Gatos, California, a millionaire. He got the idea while joking with friends about his pet that was easy to take care of, which was a rock


The mother of famous astronomer Johannes Kepler was accused of being a witch

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The mother of famous astronomer Johannes Kepler was accused of being a witch


Chef Boyardee is actually a real person. His real name is Hector Boiardi and he was born in northern Italy in 1898

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Chef Boyardee is actually a real person. His real name is Hector Boiardi and he was born in northern Italy in 1898


There is no tipping in Iceland

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There is no tipping in Iceland


There are over 600 different pasta shapes

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There are over 600 different pasta shapes


The fleshy bulbs on each side of your nose are called the Alea (AY-lee) singular Ala (AY-luh)

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The fleshy bulbs on each side of your nose are called the Alea (AY-lee) singular Ala (AY-luh)


Sylvia Miles had the shortest performance ever nominated for an Oscar with

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Sylvia Miles had the shortest performance ever nominated for an Oscar with "Midnight Cowboy." Her entire role lasted only six minutes.


The world record for the number of body piercings on one individual is 702, which is held by Canadian Brent Moffat

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The world record for the number of body piercings on one individual is 702, which is held by Canadian Brent Moffat


The snail mates only once in its entire life.  When it does mate, however, it may take as long as 12 hours to consemate the act.

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The snail mates only once in its entire life. When it does mate, however, it may take as long as 12 hours to consemate the act.


Close to 80% of people who watch the Super Bowl on television, only do so to view the commercials

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Close to 80% of people who watch the Super Bowl on television, only do so to view the commercials


Earl Dean developed the bottle design for Coca-Cola

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Earl Dean developed the bottle design for Coca-Cola


The most famous movie theatre is the

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The most famous movie theatre is the "Chinese Theatre" located in Los Angeles, USA


The citrus soda

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The citrus soda "7 UP" was created in 1929. The original name of the popular drink was "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda", but it got changed to "7 UP."


A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

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A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.


In Belgium, 94% of children under the age of fourteen own LEGO products

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In Belgium, 94% of children under the age of fourteen own LEGO products


The only married couple to fly together in space were Jan Davis and Mark Lee, who flew aboard the Endeavour space shuttle from September 12-20, 1992.  However ,don't plan on such an excursion with your future husbands!  NASA made an exception for these two, because they weren't married when they started training for the mission and they had no children.

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The only married couple to fly together in space were Jan Davis and Mark Lee, who flew aboard the Endeavour space shuttle from September 12-20, 1992. However ,don't plan on such an excursion with your future husbands! NASA made an exception for these two, because they weren't married when they started training for the mission and they had no children.


Wyoming was the first state to allow women to vote.

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Wyoming was the first state to allow women to vote.


The football team Green Bay Packers comes from a meat packing company called Acme Packing

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The football team Green Bay Packers comes from a meat packing company called Acme Packing


An estimated 25 million Americans travel in the nation's 9 million RVs. Over half of likely RV buyers are age 30 to 49.

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An estimated 25 million Americans travel in the nation's 9 million RVs. Over half of likely RV buyers are age 30 to 49.


There is cyanide in apple pips

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There is cyanide in apple pips


In Denmark, people eat about 36 pounds of candy a year. The highest consumption of candy of any country

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In Denmark, people eat about 36 pounds of candy a year. The highest consumption of candy of any country


The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

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The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.


Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A

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Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A


Christmas has different meanings in different countries. Christmas Eve in Japan is a good day to eat fried chicken and strawberry short-cake.

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Christmas has different meanings in different countries. Christmas Eve in Japan is a good day to eat fried chicken and strawberry short-cake.


True spiders always have organs for spinning silk known as spinnerets

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True spiders always have organs for spinning silk known as spinnerets