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25 Kickass Random Facts List #39

Here is 25 Kickass Random Facts List #39.

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Asteroid impact dinosaurs-Random Facts List

1. The asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs was powerful enough to send Earth rocks to Mars and even Europa. As a result, if we ever find life on those worlds, there may be a small chance that they would have originated on our own planet. – Source

2. There is a phenomenon called phantom vibration syndrome and in a study conducted by researchers, 68% of people experienced it. It is a sensory hallucination where you mistakenly think that your phone is buzzing. – Source

3. Rembrandt’s (famous 17th century Dutch painter) students pranked him by painting fake coins on the floor to watch him try to pick them up. – Source

4. A specific species of fruit flies were kept in complete darkness for 57 years (1400 generations) and they showed genetic alterations that occurred as a result of environmental conditions. – Source

5. The Concorde supersonic jet stretched during flight due to the heat it generated. On its final flight the crew placed their hats into a crevice in the floor which appeared during the flight, as the aircraft cooled the crevice closed, permanently sealing their hats in the aluminum airframe. – Source

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Border Crossing-Random Facts List

6. A Mexican theme park stages a fake border crossing with a 7.5 mile night hike for about $18 a person – Source

7. A photographer in NY took portraits of the least likely to be adopted dogs at a shelter, to portray their personality and aid in their adoption. All dogs that had their portrait taken were adopted . – Source

8. There is a “Squirrel Whisperer” Student at Penn State University. She has an uncanny ability to attract squirrels, and gives them hats and earmuffs to wear. – Source

9. In a study to improve hospital design for children, researchers polled 250 children regarding their opinions on clowns; every single one reported disliking or fearing them. – Source

10. Andre the Giant insisted on paying every restaurant bill and once when Arnold Schwarzenegger quietly paid the cashier before Andre could, he was physically lifted and put on top of his own car by Andre and Wilt Chamberlain. – Source

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Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva-Random Facts List

11. A genetic disease called Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva causes human tissue to turn into bone. “Sufferers are slowly imprisoned by their own skeletons.” – Source

12. In 2005 Wal-mart had a “Singles Night” where people had bows on their cart if they were “looking” for someone. – Source

13. Zambia had a space program in the 1960s. It consisted of a grade school science teacher, a teenage girl and her cat, and a missionary. – Source

14. Miley Cyrus’s first job was to pick up the bras and the underwear that her dad’s fans (country singer Billy Ray) threw on the stage. She got paid $10 for it. – Source

15. The word ‘Homeboy’ goes back to the 1800’s, and was used by African-Americans to refer to each other as people from ‘back home’. – Source


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IR sensors puck-Random Facts List

16. The NHL designed a puck with IR sensors in it to track it. That’s how they made it glow in the 90′ – Source

17. The murder rate in Honduras is so high that some cities have started offering a program for free funerals. There is a violent death in Honduras every 74 minutes. – Source

18. A man received the heart of a suicide victim, married his widow, and years later killed himself in the same way the donor did. – Source

19. When the Titanic sank “someone decided to free the dogs from their kennels, leading to the surreal sight of a pack of excited dogs racing up and down the slanting deck” – Source

20. There exists a museum in Massachusetts which is dedicated to exhibiting shitty art that is “too bad to be ignored” – Source

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American Prison-Random Facts List

21. The 2.3 million Americans currently incarcerated constitute the largest prison population in the world, and account for 25 percent of the global prison population. – Source

22. The first same-sex marriage license in the US was issued 39 years ago, in Boulder, Colorad by county clerk Clela Rorex, who later refused a marriage license to a man and his horse because the underage horse did not have parental consent. – Source

23. The White House used to be partially powered by solar panels starting in 1979, before they were taken down by the Reagan Administration in 1986. – Source

24. There is a screenplay named ‘Atuk’ which has never been made into a movie because anyone who has shown interest in playing the lead role has died unexpectedly, including John Candy, Chris Farley, John Belushi and Sam Kinison – Source

25. In Australia, there is a parlimentary position called The Shadow Minister of Justice, and it is currently held by the representative from the electorate of Batman – Source

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  • #23 is incorrect. The panels were not used to provide power, but instead were solar THERMAL panels which were used to heat water for the white house.

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