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King Tut’s Dagger Was Made Of Iron From A Meteorite

Reading Time: 2 minutes How spectacular is this? King Tut was buried with a dagger made of gold, and one made of iron from a meteorite. I must admit, a gold dagger would be really darn nice, and impressive, but the nerd in me is just screaming for the extraterrestrial iron dagger one. But to be completely fair, it has only …

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Columbo Was So Popular In Romania That The Government Feared Riots When It Was Cancelled

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that Columbo was one of the most popular shows on television in Romania? In fact, Columbo was so popular in Romania that when the show was cancelled the government feared riots from a disgruntled public. The show was so popular in the country that it was broadcast twice a week. For the uninitiated among …

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Babies Don’t Feel Pain Used to Be a Common Belief with Doctors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Babies don’t feel pain was a once common held belief among the health care profession. But why would anyone ever think such an absurd thing up? I mean, it seems too far fetched to be even remotely true, but it was. What makes this even more absurd was that it was a common held misconception …

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The Age Of Consent In Delaware Used To Be 7

Reading Time: 2 minutes The age of consent in Delaware used to be only 7 years of age. To be completely honest, that’s a total disgrace. But why was the age of consent in Delaware so low? Was the state just full of deviant pedophiles just preying on vulnerable children? No, but it wasn’t exactly an isolated case. For the …

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Thomas Jefferson Invented The Swivel Chair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you aware that Thomas Jefferson invented the swivel chair? That’s right. Third US president, and lead author of the US Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, invented the swivel chair. But what was his motivation for doing so? It probably won’t come as a surprise for many of you to learn that some of the …

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Termites Fart The Most Of Any Animal In The World

Reading Time: 2 minutes Believe it or not, but termites fart the most of any other animal on the face of this planet. But why do termites fart so much? They are after all a tiny, almost insignificant insect when compared to other large animals that are renowned for flatulence, including us humans. Well a lot of it has to …

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Martha Stewart Dated Anthony Hopkins But Ended It Because of His Role As Hannibal Lecter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Martha Stewart and Anthony Hopkins once dated, but it didn’t last. This is hardly out of character for a Hollywood relationship, but the reason for the relationship breakdown is really peculiar, to say the least. So are you wondering what ended the brief relationship between Martha Stewart and Anthony Hopkins? The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal …

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Mario From Super Mario Bros Is A Mass Murderer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that Mario from Super Mario Bros is a mass murderer? It’s true, and you were probably having one hell of a good time blissfully thinking that you were playing a great G rated game, while all the time you were committing digital genocide. But we’re not talking about the Koopas or Goombas from …

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The Voice of Darth Vader, James Earl Jones Was Mute As A Child For 8 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the booming, authoritative voice of Darth Vader, James Earl Jones, was mute as a child? Not only was he mute as a child, but he was that way for eight years, which is a significant amount of time. So this leaves the obvious question beckoning. What caused James Earl Jones to …

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Vicks Inhaler Can Cause a False Positive Drug Test for Meth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you risk using Vicks inhalers if they can result in a positive drug test for Meth? You’re probably thinking that this is just some weird prank, but disturbingly, it’s true. It’s a tiny little quirk with the popular cold remedy that can cause huge problems if you face a drug test after using it. …

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