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Psy initially refused to upload "Gangnam Style" to Youtube, saying that he would be "humiliated" because he didn't have any international fans.

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Iron Man was created by Stan Lee as a challenge to create a hero no one should like and force people to like him.

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Bai Fangli, "a Chinese pedicab driver", "donated 350,000 yuan (US$54,958 in 2015) over a span of 18 years to enable more than 300 poor students to continue with their studies". He "wore second hand discarded clothes", "lived in a shabby house", "ate humble food" and donated most of his income.

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In 1898, Andrew Carnegie was so opposed to the American annexation of the Philippines he offered to personally refund the $20 million the U.S. spent purchasing it from Spain in exchange if it meant the islands would be granted independence.

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In ancient Hawaii it was forbidden for men to eat with women and women were not allowed to eat certain food. The taboo was broken in 1819 when King Kamehameha II had a dinner party with women. They named this festive dinner a Luau.

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A sheep in New Zealand avoided being caught and shorn by hiding in caves for 6 years. When finally found, his fleece contained enough wool to make 20 large men's suits.

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Grocery store shelves are rented by companies to put their products out. Eye level and the perimeter are the most expensive.

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