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The near-extinction of the American bison was a deliberate plan by the U.S. Army to starve Native Americans into submission. One colonel told a hunter who felt guilty shooting 30 bulls in one trip, "Kill every buffalo you can! Every buffalo dead is an Indian gone.”

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The richest preacher in the world is David Oyedepo of Nigeria, with a net worth of $150 Million. The 63-year old pastor owns 2 private jets, a $10 million house, and controls churches in 45 African nations.

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During the construction of the Metro Red Line subway in Los Angeles, 2,000 fossils were discovered, some as old as 16.5 million years old. These included 39 species of extinct marine fish that had never before been discovered.

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In 2017, America overtakes Mexico again as the most obese nation in the world with estimates that 50% of the nation will be obese by 2030.

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When Robert Ballard asked the Navy to fund his search for the Titanic, they told him to secretly survey two sunken U.S. nuclear subs first, to keep the USSR in the dark. After the covert mission was done, Ballard's team had only 12 days to find the Titanic.

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Roald Dahl, author of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "James and the Giant Peach", was also British spy known for gaining intelligence through sex.

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When Michael Jackson's car broke down once in Beverly Hills, he called 911 for help. He was advised to only use 911 in emergency situations. He was very suprised when they refused to assist him, even after he told them that he was Michael Jackson.

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In Guatemala, an estimated 40-60% of the population still speaks a Mayan language.

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Before cola became widespread, hamburgers were typically served with coffee.

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There is a Greek wedding tradition in which brides write the names of their single girlfriends on the bottom of their wedding day shoes, and the first woman’s name to be erased will be the next to get married.

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