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  • Irukandji syndrome is caused by Irukandji jellyfish venom, it has an unusual symptom where the victim has a feeling of "impending doom." The victim is so sure they are going to die, that they ask the doctors to kill them.
    Irukandji syndrome is caused by Irukandji jellyfish venom, it has an unusual symptom where the victim has a feeling of "impending doom." The victim is so sure they are going to die, that they ask the doctors to kill them.
  • 1282 Broken Toy Experiment
    1282 Broken Toy Experiment
  • Young man playing air guitar
    Young man playing air guitar
  • 1152 Leaning Tower of Pisa
    1152 Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • The Filet o' Fish was invented so Catholics could eat at McDonald's on Fridays.
    The Filet o' Fish was invented so Catholics could eat at McDonald's on Fridays.
  • 1395 General Erwin Rommel
    1395 General Erwin Rommel
  • If the Netherlands stops all water management, 40% of the country would be flooded within weeks.
     If the Netherlands stops all water management, 40% of the country would be flooded within weeks.
  • 2856 Abraham Lincoln-Abraham Lincoln’s speech in Bloomington, Illinois was so captivating that it caused every single reporter present to forget to take notes. There is no copy of this speech in existence, and we can only guess at the content. This speech is known as Abraham Lincoln’s ‘Lost Speech’.
    2856 Abraham Lincoln-Abraham Lincoln’s speech in Bloomington, Illinois was so captivating that it caused every single reporter present to forget to take notes. There is no copy of this speech in existence, and we can only guess at the content. This speech is known as Abraham Lincoln’s ‘Lost Speech’.
  • The creation of public drinking fountains in the US was supported by the Temperance Movement to stop people from drinking alcohol.
    The creation of public drinking fountains in the US was supported by the Temperance Movement to stop people from drinking alcohol.
  • 3598 Breakfast Can Wait-Prince used an image of Dave Chappelle dressed as him on the cover of his 2013 single, “Breakfast Can Wait.” When asked about it Chappelle said, “What am I going to do - sue him for using a picture of me dressed up like him? ... That’s checkmate right there.”
    3598 Breakfast Can Wait-Prince used an image of Dave Chappelle dressed as him on the cover of his 2013 single, “Breakfast Can Wait.” When asked about it Chappelle said, “What am I going to do - sue him for using a picture of me dressed up like him? ... That’s checkmate right there.”