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1. Some humans can be tetrachromats, which gives them the ability to
see more colours than a normal human, like Concetta Antico, an
Australian artist who can see 100 times more colors than a regular
2. Cows have accents that vary in each region, just like humans.
3. Yoda was originally supposed to be portrayed by a monkey with a
4. Sunsets on Mars are blue.
5. Hedy Lamarr, a 1930's actress who became famous because of the
controversial movie Ecstasy in which she played naked, was an
inventor. She developed a radio-guided torpedo system, and the
‘spread-spectrum’ technology it fostered would one day be used in
mobile phones and wi-fi connections.
6. Baked beans are actually not baked, but stewed.
7. Sourtoe Cocktail is a Canadian alcoholic beverage where an amputated
human toe is placed in a glass of alcohol, which patrons drink.
8. It was legal to drive on top of the Great Wall of China until 2006.
9. In 1518 there was an unexplained event called "Dancing Plague" in
Strasbourg, in which 400 people danced for days without rest, some
until they died.
10. Before Champagne became popular, fizz in wine was considered a bad
thing and benedictine monk Dom Perignon worked to eliminate it.
Wines from Champagne had a tendency to fizz because early frosts
often led to incomplete fermentation during the manufacturing
11. Southern sweet tea was originally used to show wealth, as tea, ice,
and sugar were all very expensive at the time.
12. President Abraham Lincoln was an accomplished wrestler and is
enshrined in the Hall of Fame and he suffered only 1 defeat in 300
13. Dogs are banned from Antarctica since 1994. The only allowed canines
are the native species and huskies bred in Antarctica.
14. James Blunt recorded his first album while living with Carrie
Fisher. 'Goodbye My Lover' was recorded in her bathroom.
15. Butt-Breathing turtles are critically endangered.
16. Claims of people being anal probed by aliens only became common
after 1969, the year that colonoscopies were introduced. In 1989
there was a huge upsurge in anal probe reports as a result of the
procedure becoming more widespread and Ronald Reagan undergoing one.
17. Romanians celebrate New Years by dressing as a bear.
18. "Anna Kournikova" is a hand in Poker that "looks better than it
19. Tony Iommi lost the tips of his middle and ring finger in an
accident at the age of 17. He ended up tuning his strings to lower
pitches so that the thimbles he had fitted could bend the strings
more easily. This lead to Black Sabbath's distinctive sound and the
invention of heavy metal.
20. There exists a breed of "Werewolf Cats" that act like dogs and sell
for as much as $2,500.
21. There are more people who go on xvideos than netflix.
22. A fig tree tricks a certain species of wasp to pollinate it, sends it down a small passage in the fruit where its wings are ripped off, after which it is digested by enzymes. Figs eat wasps.