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51Wild marijuana

Wild marijuana grows all over Northern Japan. - Source


52. An Argentine farmer named Pedro Ureta planted 7,000 trees to make a guitar shaped forest as a tribute to his late wife Graciela.- Source


53. The stars in the Brazilian flag represent the stars in the sky at the day and hour of its independence. - Source


54. Black Garlic is made by heating whole bulbs of garlic over the course of several weeks, a process that results in black cloves. The taste is sweet and syrupy with hints of balsamic vinegar or tamarind. - Source


55. The US allows US chickens to be shipped to China for processing and then shipped back to the US without notifying consumers the chicken came from China. - Source


56Traffic jam

Researchers at MIT studied phantom traffic jams (jams that arise in the absence of any obstacles) and found they are inevitable at a certain vehicle density threshold. The waves of traffic are named Jamitons and are similar to the equations that describe detonation waves produced by explosions. - Source


57. The most senior officer named Charles Lightoller to survive the Titanic also participated in evacuating soldiers off the coast of Dunkirk. - Source


58. John F. Kennedy told the Secret Service to keep Jackie Kennedy away from shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis. She married him after Kennedy's assassination. - Source


59. According to a study on Academy Award speeches, Steven Spielberg has been thanked more than God. - Source


60. In 1961, a yoga teacher named Anne Hamilton-Byrne was able to convince hundreds of people that she was the female reincarnation of Jesus creating a horrific cult in Australia called "The Family", one of the only known cults led by a woman.


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61Rubber bullets

The intended use of Rubber bullets is to fire at the ground so that the round bounces up and hits the target on the legs, causing pain but not injury. - Source


62. British intelligence once executed "Operation Cupcake" to hack an online al-Qaeda magazine, replacing bomb making instructions with a recipe for cupcakes. - Source


63. Thioacetone is a chemical so stinky that a small amount (test tube amount) causes nausea half a mile away. It smells so bad it is described as "Fearful". - Source


64. While filming Poltergeist, Oliver Robbins truly got choked during a take by the robot clown doll. It wasn't until the boy turned purple that Spielberg realized what was actually happening. - Source


65. Retronyms are the words created to differentiate between two words, where previously no clarification was required, like an acoustic guitar.


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66Mary Gibbs

Mary Gibbs, the voice of Boo from Monsters, Inc., was just a toddler during production. The crew couldn’t get her to sit still and read her lines, so they had her play in the studio while following her around with a mic. - Source


67. In 2014, Ireland was outraged after an Australian article suggested that the Irish used potatoes as a source of currency. - Source


68. It would take a person 59 days straight to count to one million. A man named Jeremy Harper counted up to it for charity in 2007. He counted for 16 hours a day and raised $10,000 (one penny per number). - Source


69. Roman Emperor Caligula once ordered his guards to throw an entire section of the audience into an arena during the intermission to be eaten by the wild beasts because there were no prisoners to be used and he was bored. - Source


70. The TV show FRIENDS generates $1 billion in syndication revenue each year. The six main cast members earn 2% of that each, roughly $20 million per year. - Source


71Moko dolphin

Moko, a dolphin helped rescue two beached whales in 2008. Humans had tried and failed to help the whales and were ready to give up when the dolphin appeared, communicated with the whales and led them to safety. - Source


72. Disney parks allowed people with wheelchairs to cut in line with 6 guests, which led to the formation of a black-market where the rich could hire disabled tour guides. - Source


73. Bots are more active on the internet than people. Only 48.2% of internet traffic is human, and bad bots outnumber good bots. - Source


74. Tropicana Orange Juice sales plunged 20% when they changed their logo. - Source


75. "Gish Gallop" is a fallacious debate tactic of drowning your opponent in a flood of individually-weak arguments so that the opponent cannot possibly answer every falsehood in real time. It was named after "Duane Gish", a prominent member of the creationist movement. - Source

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