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July 16 2017

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Muhammad Ali was stripped of his heavyweight title, had his passport revoked and faced a five-year prison term for refusing to serve in the U.S. Armed Services at the height of the Vietnam War. “I ain’t got no quarrel with those Vietcong,” he said. “They never called me n****r.”


July 15 2017

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In ‘86 a California farmer named Mike Yurosek was unhappy he was not able to sell his imperfect carrots. So he cut and shaved them into cuter versions and called them “baby-cut” carrots. Before the invention of the baby carrot, each American ate 6 lbs of carrot a year, now they eat 11 lbs.


July 14 2017

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A man with severe OCD and a phobia of germs attempted to commit suicide at the age of 19 via a gunshot wound to the head. Instead of killing him, the bullet eliminated his mental illness without any other brain damage.


July 13 2017

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Lou Ferrigno once lifted a car by himself while playing The Hulk instead of waiting for the broken steel lift to be repaired for the scene.


July 12 2017

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Every month all members of the United States Congress are mailed Hustler magazine for free.


July 11 2017

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If Americans would eat beans instead of beef, the US would immediately realize approximately 50 to 75% of its greenhouse gas reduction targets for the year 2020, according to researchers from four American universities in a new paper.


July 10 2017

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A movement seeks to rename the Australian dollar to the “dollarydoo”, based on a classic ‘The Simpsons’ episode. Doing so would increase demand for the currency and strengthen the Australian economy, organizers claim.


July 09 2017

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Duncan Jones, the director of Moon, Source Code and the Warcraft movie, is the son of the late David Bowie.


July 08 2017

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In 1724 Margaret Dickson was hanged but later found still alive. She then was allowed to go free because under Scots Law her punishment had been carried out. Only later were the words “until dead” added to the sentence of hanging.


July 07 2017

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The NFL has no written rule against female players; women would in fact be allowed if they met the league’s eligibility requirements.


July 06 2017

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Steven Tyler did so many drugs that he forgot that he recorded certain songs. Upon hearing “Toys in the Attic”, he said “Hey! That’s great! We should cover this. Who is it?” Joe Perry responded, “It’s us, fuckhead.”


July 05 2017

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Our sun accounts for about 99.86% of the total mass in our solar system.


July 04 2017

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Shakira was rejected from the school choir because her music teacher said that she sounded “like a goat.”


July 03 2017

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In Season 8 Episode 2 of ‘The Fairly OddParents’, Timmy Turner is on fairy trial for keeping his first ever wish a secret. It’s revealed that the wish was for everyone to stop aging so he could have his fairies forever. When asked how long ago the wish was made, he guesses around 50 years.


July 02 2017

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The Queen is above the law and cannot be charged civilly or criminally.


July 01 2017

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A man went to jail for 5 days, lost his job, had his car towed and sold all for trying to cash a Chase-issued check at a Chase bank

source (video)

June 30 2017

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During WWII JFK was stranded in the solomon islands, and ended up carving a message into a coconut, that a native delivered to the nearest US base and saved his life


June 29 2017

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In 1985 a man drowned at a pool party full of lifeguards that were celebrating that no one had drowned that season.


June 28 2017

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In 2013 Robert Downey Jr. beat out George Clooney in a bidding war for movie rights to Black Mirror (UK) episode ‘The Entire History of You’ because they loved it so much.


June 27 2017

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The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack album reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, becoming the first soundtrack album in history consisting entirely of previously released songs to top the chart.


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