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514chan prank

A 4chan prank resulted in VH1’s Save the Music program donating $10,000 to buy musical instruments for Boston's Horace Mann School for the Deaf.- Source


52. It's very common for people in Japan to peel grapes before eating them, due to a perception that the skins are dirty and/or bitter. - Source


53. When emperor Caracalla visited Alexandria, he was greeted with satires of him and other insults. He responded by massacring the city's citizens and pillaging it afterward. - Source


54. In 2016, an Israeli team of researchers invented a breathalyzer that can detect 17 different diseases, including two types of Parkinson's, Crohn's, multiple sclerosis, kidney disease, and cancers including lung cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancer. - Source


55. Boba Fett was originally not introduced in Episode V, but in the infamous 1978 Star Wars Holiday TV Special. - Source


56OJ Simpson's father

OJ Simpson's father was a well-known drag queen in the San Francisco area and died of AIDS in 1986. - Source


57. The Defense Department once spent an estimated $100 million for airline tickets that were not used over a 6-year period and failed to seek refunds even though the tickets were reimbursable.- Source


58. 8 of the 14 vaccines that are routinely recommended today were developed by an American microbiologist named Maurice Hilleman. - Source


59. As a male Swiss citizen, Roger Federer was compulsorily required to serve in the armed forces. However, in 2003, despite already having become a tennis pro, he was deemed 'unfit' because of a back problem and was relieved of his obligations. - Source


60. There are roughly 46 million people enslaved in the world today, which is actually significantly higher than the total American population at the start of the Civil War (31 million).


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61Flat-top mountains

Many people who believe in the Flat Earth theory also believe that flat-top mountains are actually giant tree stumps. - Source


62. Cate Blanchett's Academy Award for playing Katherine Hepburn in "The Aviator" made her the only actor to win an Oscar for portraying another Oscar-winning actor. - Source


63. It can cost $289,500 a year just for the right to operate a single hot dog cart in Central Park. - Source


64. In 1755, Oxford University burned a taxidermied Dodo bird, unaware that it was the last complete specimen in the world. - Source


65. Elie Wiesel, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of the Holocaust memoir "Night", started the Elie Wiesel Foundation For Humanity. The charity lost nearly $16 million in the Madoff Ponzi Scheme. Wiesel and his wife also lost their entire personal life savings.


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66Reptilian heart

A 59-year-old man entered a hospital complaining of chest pains was found to have a three-chambered reptilian heart, as opposed to a four-chambered mammalian one. - Source


67. Willie Nelson sold his first song for only $50 and the cost of a restaurant bill that he couldn't afford. "Family Bible" went on to reach #7 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, but Nelson had no regrets about the sale, saying, "I felt if I could write one hit song, I could write another." - Source


68. Volkswagen sells sausages and ketchup. It is also their best selling product, selling millions more than their cars. - Source


69. Humidity levels can rise in the summer through "Corn Sweat" which is water evaporating from corn plants. - Source


70. Tom Delonge quit Blink-182 not because of artistic differences, but because he wanted to research the existence of aliens. - Source


71Battle of Tours

Historians believe the fate of Christianity hinged on the Battle of Tours where an Arab invasion force was defeated by a Frankish force in present-day France, preventing the spread of Islam to all of Western Europe and preserving Christianity as the religion of Europe. - Source


72. Pork is popular in Spain because it was used to show that you were not a Jew or Muslim during the Inquisition. - Source


73. There are more Chinese restaurants in the United States than McDonald's, Burger Kings, Wendy's, Domino's, and Pizza Huts put together. - Source


74. Mongooses, honey badgers, hedgehogs, and pigs are the only mammals with a natural immunity to snake venom. - Source


75. Male infants show a stronger interest in the physical-mechanical objects while the female infants show a stronger interest in social objects. - Source

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