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25 Random Facts List #20

Here are 25 Random Facts List #20.

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1. If a Bald Eagle loses a feather, it will lose the same feather on the other side to remain balanced – Source

2. During the Berlin Airlift, the allies became so efficient that they landed a plane in West Berlin every 30 seconds, humiliating the Soviets and showing that a city could be sustained indefinitely by air alone. – Source

3. When NASA landed on the moon, they placed reflectors that can reflect any laser pointed at it back to the earth, which smashes the conspiracy that humans never went to moon. – Source

4. The first pizzeria in the US Opened in 1905 and still runs till this day, it even offered Pizza’s for 5 cents for its 100th Birthday. – Source

5. Steve Jobs was the “anonymous party” that sold 1.5 million shares of Apple stock in 1997 causing Apple to hit a 12-year low in stock price. That event lead to a boardroom coup of CEO Gil Amelio and placed Steve Jobs as new CEO of Apple. – Source

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6. Steve Carell owns the 158 year old Marshfield Hills General Store in Marshfield Massachusetts. He even claims he mans the cash register there “as time permits.” – Source

7. When you look up at the blue sky and see white dots flying around, you’re actually seeing your own white blood cells – Source

8. The real Illuminati, founded in the late 1700s, were formed to oppose “superstition [and] prejudice,” and supported “women’s education and gender equality” – Source

9. Because Malcolm McDowell’s character killed Captain Kirk in “Star Trek: Generations”, he got death threats, some of them in Kilngon – Source

10. The Netherlands is the only country in the world where it is compulsory for everyone to have private health insurance. Premiums are not based on age or health status, but on income & are on average €100 per month. – Source

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11. Cabbage, kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, Chinese cabbage and Savoy are all the same species of plant, but have been selectively bred so much that they barely resemble the same genus, let alone the same species – Source

12. Robots can now debone a chicken with surgical precision – Source

13. In 1962, the CIA tipped off South Africa’s intelligence service about the location of Nelson Mandela, leading to his arrest that put him in jail for 27 years – Source

14. Jousting is the official state sport of Maryland – Source

15. Fluoroantimonic acid is the strongest super-acid known to man. It is 2×1019 times more acidic than 100% Sulfuric and can dissolve glass and many other substances. – Source


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16. The record for most miles driven by a single car is held by a man named Irv Gordon’s whose 1966 Volvo P1800 has reached 3 million miles this year. He has owned the car since new and still drives it at age 74. – Source

17. Microsoft receives up to $8 per Android device sold in royalties. They made ≈ $3.4 billion in 2013 – Source

18. There is a gang dubbed as the “The Pink Panthers” who are responsible for over US$ 500 million in bold robberies from banks and jewelers in crazy fashion (dressed in drag with prosthetics, fleeing in speed boats). In 2005, they broke their leader out of prison using machine gun fire and a rope ladder. – Source

19. The Nazi party tried to turn Christmas into a nonreligious holiday celebrating the coming of Hitler, with Saint Nicholas replaced by Odin the “Solstice Man” and swastikas on top of Christmas trees. – Source

20. Cats are banned from the world’s northernmost city of Longyearbyen in Norway because they pose a threat to the local bird population. – Source

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21. The grip of a sloth is so strong that sometimes when they die, they are found still clinging to the very branch they were lounging from when they were alive. – Source

22. In 1350, when bubonic plague struck England, the Scots took the opportunity to invade the country. But instead, the Scottish army caught the disease, was routed by the English and the fleeing army inadvertently spread the plague across Scotland. – Source

23. The Shawshank Redemption, #1 film on IMDB only managed to gross $27,058,304 in 1994 making it the 51st highest grossing film of that year, behind films like Street Fighter, Beverly Hills Cops III and D2 Mighty Ducks – Source

24. Lead exposure correlates with low IQ and aggression, and many violent areas in the world still use lead gasoline – Source

25. Some researchers in Antarctica grow marijuana there – Source

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