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Manhattan's 4 last remaining phone booths are free of charge.

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The average dog can count to 5 and understands about 165 words, including signs, signals and gestures. The smartest dogs understand up to 250 words, putting them on par intellectually with 2-and-a-half-year-old humans.

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Your brain is able to make a decision for you seconds before you become aware of the fact that you are making a decision.

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Peppermint oil promotes hair growth more than hair growth medication.

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Ants will refuse “medical” help from their colony if they know they are mortally wounded. Rather than waste the colony’s resources and energy on futile rehabilitation, the wounded ant flails its legs forcing help to abandon them.

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Vera Lynn is a British pop singer who entertained troops during WWII. In 2017, she released a new album to celebrate her 100th birthday, making her the oldest recording artist in the world and the first centenarian to have an album in the charts.

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Despite the widespread success of his song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," Solomon Linda never received a cent of its royalties and died poor in 1962. He didn't even get a gravestone until 18 years after his death.

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Sean Connery was offered 15% of worldwide box office receipts to play Gandalf in Lord of the Rings, but turned it down for "not understanding the script." The deal would have been worth about $400 million.

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The gaming industry makes more revenue than the film industry and music industry combined.

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Skipping breakfast does not lead to weight gain, health issues or underperformance.

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