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A train-obsessed 6-year-old boy once applied for a job at the British National Railway Museum. They hired him as their “.”
Farmers in the U.S. have stopped growing as much tobacco, and have started growing more chickpeas as smoking has become less popular and .
Hundreds of grow each year because of forgetful squirrels losing track of where they bury their nuts.
Customs declarations were made on behalf of the when they returned from the moon. Among the things declared were “moon rock” and “moon dust.”
The Loch Ness monster is a , thanks to a provision in the Scottish Protection of Animals Act of 1912.
There’s a special penis sleeve built into space suits. NASA had to change the names of the sizes from small, medium, and large to because astronauts kept only choosing large and the sleeves kept slipping off.
During an endurance race through the Amazon, sat down with a group of racers as they ate lunch. The dog then joined the team for the rest of the grueling 430-mile race, refusing to leave their sides. One of the racers adopted the dog and flew it back to his home in Sweden.
During the Apollo 17 mission, astronaut wrote his daughter’s initials on the moon. “TDC” is still up there, and will be long after Gene and Tracy Cernan are gone.
When a Florida sheriff’s office accidentally ordered a rug with the typo “” on it, they sold the rug at auction for almost $10,000, and donated the proceeds to a local animal shelter.
A Chinese millionaire named Xiong Shuihua once of wood huts that he grew up in. He replaced the huts with luxury condos, then invited the poor residents of the former village to live in them for free in order to repay them for showing him kindness when he was young.
. A sealed container of honey will never go bad.
The president of Malawi once sold for $15 million and used the money to feed the poor and plant new crops in his country.
There’s a massive floating in space that’s about 1,000 times larger than our solar system. It contains about 400 trillion trillion pints of booze.
There’s nearly a that at least one molecule you drink in a cup of water once passed through a dinosaur (and Cleopatra).
An Australian man named James Harrison has been donating his blood for nearly 60 years. Thanks to a rare antibody in his blood that , it’s estimated that he’s saved the lives of over 2 million babies born with the disease.
There’s a law on the books in Connecticut that declares that in order to legally be called a pickle.
And finally, the original still exists, and hasn’t changed since 1996.
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