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  • 2894 Charlize Theron-Over 80% of the effects seen in Mad Max: Fury Road are real practical effects, stunts, make-up and sets. CGI was used sparingly mainly to enhance the Namibian landscape, remove stunt rigging and for Charlize Theron’s left hand which in the film is a prosthetic arm.
    2894 Charlize Theron-Over 80% of the effects seen in Mad Max: Fury Road are real practical effects, stunts, make-up and sets. CGI was used sparingly mainly to enhance the Namibian landscape, remove stunt rigging and for Charlize Theron’s left hand which in the film is a prosthetic arm.
  • 3166 World of Warcraft Plague-In 2005, a glitch in World of Warcraft allowed a plague to spread in the game leading non-infected players to abandon cities while those infected were forced into quarantines. It was later studied by epidemiologists to see how real life people would react to a pandemic.
    3166 World of Warcraft Plague-In 2005, a glitch in World of Warcraft allowed a plague to spread in the game leading non-infected players to abandon cities while those infected were forced into quarantines. It was later studied by epidemiologists to see how real life people would react to a pandemic.
  • 2742 Persistent Cloaca-1 in every 20,000 girls are born with their rectum, vagina, and urinary tract fused together into a single common channel, called a persistent cloaca.
    2742 Persistent Cloaca-1 in every 20,000 girls are born with their rectum, vagina, and urinary tract fused together into a single common channel, called a persistent cloaca.
  • 1143 Blazo Grkovic
    1143 Blazo Grkovic
  • Instead of selling 6 shares for 610,000 yen, a trader sold 610,000 shares for 6 yen, which resulted in a $100M loss for his company.
    Instead of selling 6 shares for 610,000 yen, a trader sold 610,000 shares for 6 yen, which resulted in a $100M loss for his company.
  • The line in Thor: Ragnarok ("We know each other! He's a friend from work!") was actually suggested by a young Make-a-Wish visitor to the movie’s set.
    The line in Thor: Ragnarok ("We know each other! He's a friend from work!") was actually suggested by a young Make-a-Wish visitor to the movie’s set.
  • Princess Diana, on live TV, shook the hand of an AIDS patient without wearing gloves, challenging the belief that AIDS could be passed via contact. The act was seen as a huge moment for those suffering with the disease.
    Princess Diana, on live TV, shook the hand of an AIDS patient without wearing gloves, challenging the belief that AIDS could be passed via contact. The act was seen as a huge moment for those suffering with the disease.
  • 3700 CIA Headquarters-The Starbucks at the CIA headquarters is not allowed to take names for orders.
    3700 CIA Headquarters-The Starbucks at the CIA headquarters is not allowed to take names for orders.
  • Not only is USA the 3rd most populated country in the world, but if it had one billion more people, it would still be the 3rd most populated country in the world.
    Not only is USA the 3rd most populated country in the world, but if it had one billion more people, it would still be the 3rd most populated country in the world.
  • The panda's gut isn't suited to digesting bamboo and can only digest 17% of the bamboo it eats. Instead, it is more suited to eating meat, like other species of bears.
    The panda's gut isn't suited to digesting bamboo and can only digest 17% of the bamboo it eats. Instead, it is more suited to eating meat, like other species of bears.