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3981 Paige-WWE Diva Champion Paige debuted in professional wrestling at the age of 13.

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3982 Mohammed Jaisham Ibrahim-In 2008, as a knife-wielding assassin jumped out of a crowd of people and lunged toward the President of the Maldives, a quick-thinking Boy Scout named Mohammed Jaisham Ibrahim who was standing in the crowd in his uniform grabbed the blade and saved the leader’s life. As in the US, the motto of the Maldivian Boy Scouts is: “Be Prepared.”

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3983 Leonard Nimoy-Leonard Nimoy appeared in public as Spock only once. After needing police rescue from thousands seeking autographs, he did not repeat the experience.

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3984 New York Streets-In 1894, London and New York were “drowning” in horse poop. It was estimated that within 50 years, London streets would be buried in 9 feet of poop and horse carcasses. But the invention of the automobile resolved the problem.

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3985 Charlie Sheen-Charlie Sheen once spent over $6,500 for 2,615 seats in left field of Anaheim Stadium, determined to catch a home run with three of his friends. No home runs were hit that day.

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3986 Baseball Rubbing Mud-Every ball used in an MLB game is covered in mud that comes from a secret location in New Jersey. A man skims through riverbanks to find the mud, then refines it before it’s applied to balls. It’s called the Lena Blackburne Original Baseball Rubbing Mud.

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3987 Bugged Mansions-During World War 2, the British captured Germans and put them in a bugged mansion where they served them wine and food and thus they were able to gather important intelligence from casual conversations between the ‘prisoners’ that helped them greatly win the war.

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3988 Hitler Assassination-During WW2 the British had a plan to assassinate Hitler, but didn’t go through with it as he was a terrible strategist and whoever replaced him would have been better at fighting the allies.

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3989 Dating Sites-Tinder, Match.com, PlentyOfFish, and OKCupid are all owned by the same company.

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3990 Google Teams-Google sought out to make the most efficient teams by studying their employees. Named ‘Project Aristotle’, the research found Psychological Safety to be the most important factor in a successful team. That is an ability to take risk without fear of judgment from peers.

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