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  • If Adolf Hitler's father hadn’t changed his name in 1877, his name would have been “Adolf Schicklgruber.”
    If Adolf Hitler's father hadn’t changed his name in 1877, his name would have been “Adolf Schicklgruber.”
  • 3313 Bristlecone Pines-In 1964, dendrochronologist Donald Currey got his tree corer stuck in a bristlecone pine and retrieved it by cutting it down. After counting its rings, he realized he had killed the oldest recorded tree in the world. The tree was at least 4862 years old and possibly more than 5000.
    3313 Bristlecone Pines-In 1964, dendrochronologist Donald Currey got his tree corer stuck in a bristlecone pine and retrieved it by cutting it down. After counting its rings, he realized he had killed the oldest recorded tree in the world. The tree was at least 4862 years old and possibly more than 5000.
  • 3770 Exercising-Cognitive decline is slower for people exercising regularly, and increased physical activity levels can slow down brain aging by 10 years.
    3770 Exercising-Cognitive decline is slower for people exercising regularly, and increased physical activity levels can slow down brain aging by 10 years.
  • 1912 Helena Bonham Carter
    1912 Helena Bonham Carter
  • 2888 Pedro López-Pedro López, a child-murderer known as “The Monster of the Andes” is regarded as the most prolific serial killer of the 20th century. He has killed over 300 young girls across South America. He was released from captivity in 1998 and his current whereabouts are unknown.
    2888 Pedro López-Pedro López, a child-murderer known as “The Monster of the Andes” is regarded as the most prolific serial killer of the 20th century. He has killed over 300 young girls across South America. He was released from captivity in 1998 and his current whereabouts are unknown.
  • 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.
  • 929 Iran Public Beating
    929 Iran Public Beating
  • 4330-hajime-fujii-Hajime Fujii volunteered to be a kamikaze pilot but was not acceptance because he had a wife and two young children. To honor his wish, his wife drowned her two young girls and drowned herself. Hajimi then flew as a kamikaze pilot, meeting his death on May 28, 1945.
    4330-hajime-fujii-Hajime Fujii volunteered to be a kamikaze pilot but was not acceptance because he had a wife and two young children. To honor his wish, his wife drowned her two young girls and drowned herself. Hajimi then flew as a kamikaze pilot, meeting his death on May 28, 1945.
  • Smoking scorpions to get high is a growing problem in south Asia. The high can last from 10 hours to 3 days. The high is said to be so powerful that it outstrips heroin. But the person spends the first six hours in pain while their body adjusts to the toxins, which can possibly lead to death.
    Smoking scorpions to get high is a growing problem in south Asia. The high can last from 10 hours to 3 days. The high is said to be so powerful that it outstrips heroin. But the person spends the first six hours in pain while their body adjusts to the toxins, which can possibly lead to death.
  • America's first female mayor was elected in 1887. A group of men nominated her as a joke intended to humiliate women, but instead she won over 60% of the vote.
    America's first female mayor was elected in 1887. A group of men nominated her as a joke intended to humiliate women, but instead she won over 60% of the vote.