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1Deaf people's dream

In the dreams of deaf people, they still don't hear but either the people in their dreams know sign language or all communication is essentially telepathic. - Source

2. Fred Mertz does not appear in two episodes of "I Love Lucy" due to the actor William Frawley's contract, which stated that he did not have to work if the NY Yankees were playing in The World Series. - Source

3. Steve Irwin's 13-year-old son (Robert Irwin) is an award-winning wildlife photographer. - Source

4. Norway is the only national football team to beat Brazil and have never lost to them. - Source

5. McDonald's "Super-Sizing" started as a Jurassic Park merchandising tie-in. - Source

6Howie Mandel

Howie Mandel was expelled from his high school for impersonating a member of the school board and signing a construction contract to make an addition to his school. - Source

7. 1-3% of people are equipped with a mutated gene called hDEC2 which allows their body to get rest it requires from just a few hours of sleep. - Source

8. One 18-inch pizza has more pizza than two 12 inch pizzas. - Source

9. If a potato is exposed to light while growing, it will turn green and become poisonous. - Source

10. When PepsiCo entered India, the Indian government stipulated part of its local profits be used to purchase tomatoes. This requirement worked for PepsiCo, which also owned Pizza Hut at the time.

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11Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, starred in a Pizza Hut commercial. - Source

12. In 1984, Mcdonalds offered free Big Macs, Fries, or a Coke for each Gold, Silver or Bronze in the Olympics. During that year the Soviet Union boycotted the US Olympics and therefore the US got many more medals than expected which became a huge failure for Mcdonalds. - Source

13. A good old-fashioned fistfight between consenting parties is legal in the state of Washington. - Source

14. In 1962, Warren Buffett agreed to sell shares of a failing company for $11.50 per share. The written offer was for only $11.375, so Buffett decided to buy more of the stock, took control of the company and fired the man who made the offer. - Source

15. The Beatles' "I Want To Hold Your Hand" is often misheard in Japan as "Ahonahōnyōhan", meaning "Idiotic public urination".

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Sony is primarily an insurance company in Japan and electronics are not their main source of income. - Source

17. There's a temperate rainforest in Russia that's home to Leopards, Tigers, and Brown bears. - Source

18. Julius Caesar was captured by pirates and laughed in their faces when the ransom wasn't large enough. Then, while sending his men for the silver, he won them over by patronizing them and threatening to have them all killed, which he did. - Source

19. The Super Soaker inventor (Lonnie Johnson) is a Tuskegee-trained NASA engineer who used the money earned from the toy to do research on solar power and batteries. - Source

20. In 2011, 550 motorcyclists participated in a ride to protest New York State's mandatory helmet law. During the ride, One of the rider's breaks failed and was sent over the handlebars and hit his head on the pavement, killing him. Medical experts said he would have survived if he had worn his helmet. - Source

21Justine Sacco

A woman’s professional and personal life was ruined with a single tweet that said: “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” The woman, Justine Sacco, turned out to be a P.R. Chief for a large internet company. - Source

22. On 8 September 2009, Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer disobeyed a direct order from a superior to pull back from his position so he could rescue wounded soldiers from a firefight a mile away. He ended up going back five times, saved the lives of 36 soldiers, and won the Medal of Honor. - Source

23. Rock & Roll pioneer Ritchie Valens had a fear of flying due to a freak accident where two airplanes collided over his school's playground, killing or injuring many of his friends. He got over this fear due to the demands of his career and subsequently died in a plane crash at the age of 17. - Source

24. Men with noticeable bellies and higher BMIs last 7.3 minutes longer in bed than slimmer men. - Source

25. Children will, on average, eat 54% more fruits and vegetables if recess comes before lunch (versus the other way around). - Source


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